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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties
   Arthur  Monson Greene
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Arthur Monson Greene J/16009 Pilot Officer 405 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force February 24, 1922 Fox River, Cumberland County NS August 27, 1940 18 Halifax, NS Bear River, Digby Co., NS Student Baptist Single Charles Thomas Greene (Uncles) Bear River, NS October 1, 1942 20 Kiel War Cemetery 2. E. 4 Commemorated on Page 78 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 20  Arthur was the son of Roland Keller and Mrs. Chrean Smith and foster-son of L. Frances Green, of Bear River, Nova Scotia.  At the age of six he moved to Bear River with his uncle. He attended school in Bear River from 1928 through 1935 and then attended Digby Academy in 1939 and 1940.  He enlisted on completion of grade 12. On the night of October 1/2nd, 1942 the aircraft (Halifax II W7710) of 405 RCAF Squadron with a crew of six, including Flight Sergeant Greene acting as Air Gunner, failed to return to base after an attack on Flensburg, Germany.  The Squadron was based at RAF TopclIffe, North Yorkshire, England.
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