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Glendon Murray Alcorn Rank: Private Service No: F/41550 Service: West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. “B” Company Date of Birth: June 13, 1920 Place of Birth: Bear River, NS Date of Enlistment: September 21, 1939 Place of Enlistment: Bridgewater, NS Address At Enlistment: Bear River, NS Age at Enlistment: 19 Trade: Farmer Marital Status: Single Religion: United Church Next of Kin: Marjorie Alcorn (Mother) Bear River, NS Glendon Murray Alcorn was the son of Murray Clifford Alcorn and Marjorie Florence Alcorn, of Bear River, NS. He embarked Halifax on December 21, 1939 and disembarked at Gourock in the UK on December 31, 1939 serving there until July 10, 1943. He died on August 9, 1943 of wounds received in action on August 2, while serving in Sicily. Date of Death: August 9, 1943 Age At Death: 23 Cemetery: Agira Canadian War Cemetery, Sicily Grave Reference: D, F, 468. Listed on the Bear River War Memorial Commemorated on Page 130 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on March 19 Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada findagrave.com