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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties
Richard Francis Williams Rank: Private Service No: F/43803 Service: Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: November 2, 1923 Place of Birth: Moschelle, Anna Co. N.S Canada Date of Enlistment: November 24, 1942 Place of Enlistment: Kentville, NS Address At Enlistment: Weymouth, Digby Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 18 Trade: pipe fitter Marital Status: Single Religion: Church of England Next of Kin: Frank Williams (Father) Weymouth, Digby Co., NS Private Richard Francis Williams was the son of Frank St. Clair Williams and Dorothea Fairfield Williams of Weymouth, NS. He served in Canada between November 24, 1942 and June 10, 1943, in the United Kingdom between June 11, 1943 and September 9, 1943 and in Italy between September 13, 1943 and December 22, 1943. Date of Death: December 22, 1943 Age At Death: 19 Cemetery: Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, Ortona, Italy Cemetery Reference: Plot: VIII. A. 6. Commemorated on Page 227 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 14 Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada