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Bellefontaine, David Leo

Date of birth:
October 1st, 1917 (Sydney, Cape Breton Island/Nova Scotia, Canada)
Date of death:
December 5th, 1957 (Sydney, Cape Breton Island/Nova Scotia, Canada)
Canadian (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy)


David Leo Bellefontaine was born on October 1, 1917 and passed away on December 5, 1957. He was born and died in Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the second born of ten children, two of whom did not survive. He had two brothers who served during WWII, one of whom was in the Merchant Navy and one sister who served with the Air Force.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
A Company, The Cape Breton Highlanders, 11th Canadian Infantry Brigade, 5th Canadian (Armoured) Division, Canadian Army
For action performed during the attack on the Coriano Ridge in the night of 12 on 13 September 1944 near Besanigo/Province of Rimini, region Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

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Military Medal (MM)