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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties George Vallellie Aulenback
Name: George Vallellie Aulenback Rank: Able Seaman Service Number: N/2966 Service: HMCS Margaree, Royal Canadian Navy Date of Birth: September 19, 1919 Place of Birth: Mersey Point, Queens Co., NS Date of Death: October 22, 1940 Age: 21 Memorial: Halifax Memorial, NS Commemorated on Page 10 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on January 12, 13 and 14 Able Seaman Aulenback was the son of Percy and Margaret Estella Aulenback, of Liverpool, NS. He enlisted at the age of 17 on May 15, 1937. Assigned to HMCS Margaree on September 6, 1940, he was serving on the ship when it was lost, the result of a collision while on convoy duty, in the North Atlantic on October 22, 1940.