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Notes from his wartime memoirs and photos from his time at East Camp, Yarmouth, during 1943.
  Remembering World War II Nova Scotia Casualties - November 1942 Monthly Index Nova Scotia Casualties WWII - 1942 Ali, Said Donkeyman, SS Rose Castle, Canadian Merchant Navy November 2, 1942 Bennett, Reginald Able Seaman, SS Rose Castle, Canadian Merchant Navy November 2, 1942 Burt, Fred 2nd Steward, SS Rose Castle, Canadian Merchant Navy November 2, 1942 Dwyer, William J. Trimmer, SS Rose Castle, Canadian Merchant Navy November 2, 1942 Gabriel, Albert Edward Trimmer, SS Rose Castle, Canadian Merchant Navy November 2, 1942 Green, John Robert Third Mate, SS Rose Castle, Canadian Merchant Navy November 2, 1942 MacLeod, Angus Oiler, SS Rose Castle, Canadian Merchant Navy November 2, 1942 McMullin, Patrick Oiler, SS Rose Castle, Canadian Merchant Navy November 2, 1942 McPherson, Michael J. Ordinary Seaman , SS Rose Castle, Canadian Merchant Navy November 2, 1942 Miles, James Boatswain, SS Rose Castle, Canadian Merchant Navy November 2, 1942 Vatcher, Arthur J. First Mate, SS Rose Castle, Canadian Merchant Navy November 2, 1942   Bishop, Justin Mess Room Boy, SS Christian J. Kampmann (Canada) Canadian Merchant Navy November 3, 1942 Blackmoor, Muir Watson Mess Room Boy, SS Christian J. Kampmann (Canada) Canadian Merchant Navy November 3, 1942     Coombs, John W. Mess Room Boy, SS Christian J. Kampmann (Canada) Canadian Merchant Navy November 3, 1942 Gardner, Norman Alexander R/76113 Flight Sergeant, 21 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force November 6, 1942 McNeil, Ignatius Fireman and Trimmer, SS Empire Sky, Canadian Merchant Navy November 6, 1942   Ernst, Arnold Albert Lieutenant Colonel, West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. November 7, 1942   Gillis, Roderick James Fireman and Trimmer, SS Roxby, Canadian Merchant Navy November 7, 1942 Long, Vaughan Ross R/50377 Warrant Officer Class I, Royal Canadian Air Force November 7, 1942 MacDonald, Eric William R/104467 Sergeant, Royal Canadian Air Force November 7, 1942 Foote, Raymond Hamilton J/15611 Flying Officer, 418 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force November 8, 1942 Gow, Francis Robert William Roberts Commander, HMCS Stadacona, Royal Canadian Navy November 8, 1942   Black, Wendell Clifford R/119121 Flight Sergeant, Royal Canadian Air Force November 9, 1942   Boomer, Carl Stirling R/99122 Flight Sergeant, Royal Canadian Air Force November 9, 1942 Allen, Conan Thompson R/73249 Warrant Officer Class II , Royal Canadian Air Force November 10, 1942 Beaton, Joseph Alex  V/26206 Able Seaman HMS Quebec, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve; Troop Transport Ettrick November 15, 1942 Robertson, Charles Kenneth 3615 Able Seaman HMS Quebec, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve; Troop Transport Ettrick November 15, 1942   Slauenwhite, Donald Joseph V/25787 Leading Stoker, HMS Quebec, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve; Troop Transport Ettrick November 15, 1942 Spinney, James William R/88087 Warrant Officer Class II , Royal Canadian Air Force November 16, 1942 Cook, John Augustine F/78427 Trooper, Governor General's Foot Guards, R.C.A.C. November 23, 1942 Hilchie, Ralph Howard R/76059 Corporal, Royal Canadian Air Force November 23, 1942 McLaughlin, Thomas F/40988 Rifleman, Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C. November 28, 1942
Remembering Vimy Ridge There were four Cunningham cousins from Cape Sable Island at Vimy Ridge. Two of these young men lost their lives in action and the other two were seriously wounded … by Mike Cunningham added October 8,  2017
Remembering World War I Remembrance Page Henry Clinton Doane Crew Member Schooner F. W. Roebling  
The night of October 13 was dark and moonless as the SS Caribou made its way from North Sydney, Cape Breton … added October 10, 2017
 John Kenneth Price Yarmouth Casualty WWI April 3, 1918 Remembrance Page Revised
On April 3 John Price was on guard duty at a new railway line
revised October 13, 2017
Names Added to Nova Scotia WWII Casualty List:  Roop, Roy Munroe Able Seaman - A/4747 HMCS Ottawa, Royal Canadian Naval Reserve Died:  September 13, 1942 Aged:  34 Halifax Memorial (Panel 6) Annapolis County    Boudreau, John Raymond  Able Seaman - A/4557 HMCS Spikenard, Royal Canadian Naval Reserve Diec:  February 10, 1942 Aged:  23 Halifax Memorial (Panel 6) Richmond County  Fawcett, Charles Cavour    Lieutenant HMCS Spikenard, Royal Canadian Naval Reserve Died:  February 10, 1942 Aged:  32 Halifax Memorial (Panel 6) Richmond County    added October 16, 2017  
Remembrance Page WWII Casualty  Lloyd MacDonald   F/5476 Private Royal Canadian Infantry Corps added October 16, 2017  
Remembrance Page WWII Casualty  James Harold King F/35821 Private Essex Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C. added October 16, 2017
A Remembrance of the eleven crew from Nova Scotia that lost their lives  … added October 20, 2017
A Remembrance of three Navy Personnel  from Nova Scotia who lost their lives  … added October 21, 2017
Casualties of the SS Rose Castle link to the WWII Story Archive The Loss of the SS Rose Castle November 2, 1942
Casualties of the Troop Ship Ettrick link to the WWII Story Archive The Sinking of the Ettrick November 15, 1942
Remembrance Page WWI  Albert J. Muise Died May 16, 1921 The 108th  name on the World War I Yarmouth War Monument The story of his tragic death and how the town came to remember him … added November 5, 2017
Remembrance Page WWII  Arthur John Surette Died June 11, 1944 The 107th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial       He was the first of  the brothers to leave, and before he left he picked up all the children and said, “I’ll be back and bring you a piece of Hitler’s mustache.”   added November 10, 2017
Remembering World War I Remembrance Pages  Henry Clinton Doane Crew Member Schooner F. W. Roebling Died: December 6, 1917 (Halifax)  
 Brown, Wallace Hilton J/6844 Flight Lieutenant 407 Squadron, RCAF June 7, 1944