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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties  
 Edward James McIntosh Rank: Private     Service No: F/45875     Service: Veterans Guard of Canada           Date of Birth: November 29, 1899        Place of Birth: Stillwater, Guysborough Co., Nova Scotia   Trade: Pipe Fitter   Martial Status: Married     Religion: Church of England Next of Kin:    Beulah McIntosh (Wife) Sherbrooke, Guysborough Co., NS.     Private McIntosh enlisted with the Veterans Guard of Canada on December 7, 1942 at New Glasgow, NS and was taken on strength at No 6  District Depot, Halifax.  He was granted five days leave from December 23 to December 27, 1942.  He died on December 24th while on leave at the age of 44.  He was survived by his wife and five daughters.  The children ranged in ages from one year to seven years. The cause of death was from myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle usually caused by a viral infection.  Date of Death: December 24, 1942       Age At Death: 43 Cemetery: Waternish Cemetery, Guysborough Co., NS Grave Reference: Family Plot   Commemorated on Page 97 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on March 2     Sources and Information: Veterans Affairs Canada
Edward James McIntosh