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April 2018
James Allison Ricker Private 112th Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment, “B” Company World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - April 3,  2018
Tracey Thomas Sweeney Private    64th Battalion/ 12th Reserve Battalion 25th Battalion World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - April 3,  2018
In the Trenches - World War I Letters of James Allison Ricker “The front line is generally the quietest place in the trenches because Fritz does not often come near us and his shells go further back …” Story Archive - WWI  Page Updated - April 3,  2018
Andrew Jackson Ricker Gunner 14th Brigade, Field Artillery Howtizer Ammunication Column Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI (added April 3, 2018)
Joseph Challoner Private 1st Deport Nova Scotia Battalion Died: May 17, 1918 World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - April 3,  2018
Otis Keith Nickerson Leading Aircraftman Royal Canadian Air Force Died: April 13, 1942 Age: 19 WWII Casualties - Yarmouth Updated Remembrance Page added April 6, 2018
Elgin Clifford Roberts Private 219th Battalion; 85th Battalion Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI (New Remembrance page April 7, 2018)
     Trueman Moore Allen Private 219th Battalion; 85th Battalion Died: August 9, 1918  Aged: 20 World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - April 9,  2018
      Herbert Scott Cosman Private 203rd Battalion 44th Battalion Died: December 16, 1918 Aged: 26 World War I Casualties - Digby New Remembrance page- April 9,  2018
Vimy Ridge Memorial Photo Collection Wartime Heritage
Photo Galleries  Updated April 9,  2018
Arnold Ross Roberts Sergeant 219th Battalion; 85th Battalion Those Who Served Yarmouth Connections - WWI (New Remembrance Page added April 10, 2018) 
      Raymond Dalton Suttie Private 40th Battalion Died: September 25, 1921          (Yarmouth, NS) Post World War I Casualties - Yarmouth New Remembrance Page  Updated - April 13,  2018
     James Harold Suttie Bombardier 3rd Brigade Canadian Field Artillery Died: October 14, 1918 Yarmouth Casualties - WWI Updated Remembrance Page April 13, 2018 
Alexander Rae Campbell Captain Canadian Army Medical Corps Those Who Served Yarmouth Connections - WWI (New Remembrance Page added April 13, 2018)
Herbert Thomas Gornall Captain and Chaplain Chaplain Services Those Who Served Yarmouth Connections - WWI (New Remembrance Page added April 13, 2018)
Lalchler Tyler Barnes Acting Sergeant Canadian Forestry Corps Those Who Served Yarmouth Connections - WWI (New Remembrance Page added April 13, 2018)
Guy Kierstead Suttie Private 64th Battalion / 40th Battalion Those Who Served Yarmouth Connections - WWI (New Remembrance Page added April 13, 2018)
Charles Frederick Roy Gunner 5th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery Those Who Served Yarmouth Connections - WWI (New Remembrance Page added April 13, 2018)
Thomas Melville Seeley    Major 112th Battalion Those Who Served Yarmouth Connections - WWI (New Remembrance Page added April 13, 2018)
Leslie Bethune Gunner 2nd Bragade CFA Those Who Served Yarmouth Connections - WWI (New Remembrance Page added April 13, 2018)
William Weed Gavel Private 112th Battalion; 25th Battalion Those Who Served Yarmouth Connections - WWI (New Remembrance Page added April 16, 2018)
     Yarmouth Casualties - WWI Updated Remembrance Pages April 26, 2018  Frank Roy Gates Benoit Joseph Melanson 
May 2018
James Freeman Doane Private 219th Battalion; 85th Battalion World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - May 1,  2018
Jesse Shaw Sinclair Private 1st Depot Battalion, 2nd Central Ontario Regiment 58th Battalion World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - May 3,  2018  
Clarence Melvin Sholds Private 112th Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment (died: November 11, 1918 World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - May 4,  2018  
John Douglas MacDonald Greaser SS Harbury (London, England) Canadian Merchant Navy May 4, 1943 World War II Casualties - Nova Scotia  Page Updated - May 5,  2018
Charles Williston McKim Flight Sergeant 416 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Died: May 13, 1943 World War II Casualties - Nova Scotia  New Remembrance Page - May 5,  2018
Floyd Alvin Wile Pilot Officer, Royal Canadian Air Force 617 RAF Squadron (Dambusters) Died: May 17, 1943 World War II Casualties - Nova Scotia  New Remembrance Page - May 6,  2018
Individuals born in the Town or County of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia who registered for the United States Draft in WWI. New Name Added: Brittain, Robert Ring Born: 11 August, 1895 Forest Glen, Yarmouth Co., NS May 7,  2018
Fred Louis Johnston Private 1st Depot Battalion NS; 17th Reserve Battalion Died: October 31, 1918  Aged: 21 World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - May 8,  2018
Ivan Vernon Higby Corporal 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Division, US Army Died: October 27, 1918  World War I Casualties - Yarmouth New Remembrance Page - May 9,  2018
James Anthony Cann Lance Corporal Fort Garry Horse Died: October 9, 1918 World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - May 12,  2018
Charles Asa Cunningham Private 64th Battalion 256th Battalion Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI (added May 14, 2018)
Charles Ambrose Crawford  Private 1st Depot Battalion NS; Canadian Forestry Corps 8th Company Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI (added May 14, 2018)
William Lawrence Harding Private 1st Depot Battalion, Nova Scotia died: October 21, 1918 World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - May 15,  2018
Eric J. Burrell 85919 Corporal 17th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI (New Remembrance Page - May 15, 2018)
Samuel Seymour Cole Gunner 1st Division Ammunition Column Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI  New Remembrance Page - May 18, 2018
Charles Buckler Matheson Private 236th Battalion The New Brunswick Kilties - Sir Sam’s Own World War I Casualties - Yarmouth New Remembrance Page - May 18,  2018
George Collins Farish Captain 25th Battalion Lieutenant, 40th Battalion, 1st Reinforcing Draft World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Updated Page - May 19,  2018
Ralph Burton Clark Private 112th Battalion; 25th Battalion died: June 23, 1924 (result of service) Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI  New Remembrance Page - May 19, 2018
  Air Raid on Bournemouth May 23, 1943 Remembering Raymond Francis Pelrine Sergeant Royal Canadian Air Force #3 Personnel Reception Centre The Luftwaffe carried out a bombing raid on May  23, 1943, against the town of Bournemouth in Dorset, England. Among the Canadian airmen killed on that Sunday morning was one Nova Scotian, Raymond Francis Pelrine of Antigonish Co., NS. Story Archive - WWII  New - May 23, 2018
George Ernest Berry Gunner 58th Howitzer Battery; 14th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery Osborne Hersey 470098 Private  64th Battalion; 25th Battalion Robert Burns Lewis Private 64th Battalion; 25th Battalion Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI  New Remembrance Page - May 27, 2018
June 2018
Sheridan, George  (1889-1936) Private 1st Depot Battalion NS; 25th Battalion Wounded in France on October 11, 1918 Murray William Fox (1885-1934) Driver Canadian Army Service Corps James Andrew Forbes (1888-1936) Private 25th Battalion Lovitt Atkins (1878-1929) Private 258th Railway Construction Battalion Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI  New Remembrance Pages - June 1, 2018 Raymond Dalton Suttie  Private 40th Battalion Died: September 25, 1921 Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI Updated Remembrance Page - June 1, 2018
 Leslie Sydney Ford Wing Commander Royal Canadian Air Force 402 City of Winnipeg Squadron Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar Killed in Action: June 4, 1943 Wing Commander Ford was an ace, credited with destroying six enemy aircraft. He was killed when his Spitfire aircraft # AA980 was shot down in the sea off Holland. World War II Casualties - Nova Scotia  New Remembrance Page - June 1,  2018
 William Duncan Walsh R/76467 Flight Sergeant 408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Killed in Action: June 22, 1943   World War II Casualties - Nova Scotia  New Remembrance Page - June 1,  2018
     Cyril William Muise Private 219th Battalion; 17 Reserve Battalion Died: December 6, 1918 Cyril Muise died at Digby while on leave upon return from England. Those Who Served Yarmouth/Digby - WWI  New Remembrance Page - June 1,  2018  
George Tilson Gavel  Trooper Royal North West Mounted Police "B" Squadron Siberian Expedition Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI  New Remembrance Page - June 1,  2018  
Arthur Brown Private 1st Depot Battalion, NS Those Who Served Yarmouth - WWI  New Remembrance Page - June 4,  2018  
 Joseph Beverley Starr Lieutenant Carleton and York Regiment, R.C.I.C. Killed in Action: July 18, 1943   World War II Casualties - Nova Scotia  New Remembrance Page - June 12,  2018
 Clayton Lawrence Ryder United States Navy US Training Ship for Merchant Navy Recruits SS Calvin Austin Died: October 20, 1918  Age: 27 World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - June 12,  2018  
 Emilien Burke Private 85th Battalion Died: September 27, 1918  Age: 24 World War I Casualties - Yarmouth Page Updated - June 12,  2018  
 Joseph Cyres Glode Private West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. Killed in Action: July 16, 1943   World War II Casualties - Nova Scotia  New Remembrance Page - June 13,  2018
 Edward Lewis Hill Sapper Royal Canadian Engineers Died of illness: July 17, 1943   World War II Casualties - Nova Scotia New Remembrance Page - June 13,  2018
 Max Samuels Flight Lieutenant Wireless Operator/Air Gunner 408 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force   Killed in Action: June 20, 1943 World War II Casualties - Nova Scotia New Remembrance Page - June 14,  2018
Remembering The Loss of M/S Høegh Silverdawn - June 15, 1943 Maxwell Mosher Ordinary Seaman Age 15 Lunenburg, NS Walter Lindsay Ordinary Seaman Age 20 Dartmouth, NS Gordon Lyle Chase  Ordinary Seaman Age 20 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
 Robert Elmer Atkinson Flight Sergeant/Air Gunner Royal Canadian Air Force 620 (RAF) Squadron Killed in Flying Accident: July 2, 1943 (served with 113th Squadron RCAF Station Yarmouth)   World War II Casualties - Nova Scotia  New Remembrance Page - June 19,  2018