Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, France
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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties Lloyd Mitchell Acker
Name: Lloyd Mitchell Acker Rank: Private Service No: F57596 Service: Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: November 28 1924 Place of Birth: Churchover, NS Date of Enlistment: October 6, 1943 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Address At Enlistment: Shelburne, NS Age at Enlistment: 19 Trade: Checker, Canadian National Railways, Shelburne Marital Status: Single Religion: Church of England Next of Kin: Elizabeth Acker [Mother] Shelburne, NS Date of Death: August 1, 1944 Age At Death: 19 Memorial: Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, France Plot: IV. E. 16. Listed on the Shelburne War Memorial Commemorated on Page 234 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 16, 17, and 18 Private Lloyd Acker was the son of Maurice and Elizabeth Acker of Shelburne, NS. He was the brother of Frank, Morris and Iva Acker. Following basic training at No. 60 CABTC Yarmouth, NS and advanced training at Aldershot in Canada, Private Acker arrived in the United Kingdom on June 11, 1944. He disembarked in France on July 18, 1944. He was killed in action on August 1, 1944. Sources and Information: Veterans Affairs Canada findagrave.com