|Louis de la Chesnaye Audette|
April 7, 1907|
|Died||April 2, 1995(aged 87)|
|Relatives||Andrew Stuart, grandfather|
|Awards||Order of Canada|
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, the son of Louis-Arthur Audette and Mary-Grace Stuart, the tenth child of Andrew Stuart, he was educated as a lawyer and practiced in Montreal during 1930s. During World War II, he served with the Royal Canadian Navy and commanded several ships (HMCS Pictou, Amherst, Coaticook, and St. Catharines) in the North Atlantic and Mediterranean. He was mentioned in dispatches and left the Navy with the rank of Lieutenant commander. As a reserve officer, he was later promoted to commander.
In 1974, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.