ROBERT H. LOUSIER
Robert, born in Chatham (New Brunswick Province)
Canada, arrived in the U.S. on 1 June 1923 at the
age of 2 in the company of his mother. His
surname was misspelled as LOSIER.
Robert H. Lousier, a Canadian native,
enlisted in the Army on 18 July 1944.
On 16 October 1945, Pfc Lousier was
transferred from the 101st Airborne Division ro
Company B, 508th PIR.
He was discharged on 24 June 1946
but re-enlisted on 14 November 1947 and apparently
made the armed forces a career. He was
ultimately discharged on 7 December 1965.
He returned to his adopted home
state and died in Veazie (Penobscot county), Maine
on 3 April 1982 at the age of 61.
documents his arrival in in Vanceboro, Maine
aboard the Canadian Pacific Railway. His surname was
reaffirms his arrival by rail in Maine.
His surname appears here with proper spelling and
shows his ASN (Army Serial Number) as 31401198,
Filed in the Western District Court of South
Carolina on 19 September, 1944, Robert was then a
Private serving in Company C, 35th ITB (Infantry
Training Battalion) at Camp Croft, SC. He
enlisted in the U.S. Army on 18 July 1944.
Air Force Service
Robert apparently opted to transition to the Air
Force when it was established in September, 1947.
He is listed as a TSgt, age 36, on line 19 of
this manifest for SLICK AIRWAYS (a military charter
service) arriving at Idyllwild Airport, NY from
Burtonwood Air Base, England.