Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.34 RAF Squadron113 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force511th Airborne Inf.Regt, 11th Airborne Div., US ArmyRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.7th Rajput Regiment9th Bombardment Sqd., 7th Bombardment Gp., US AAFRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.Headquarters Squadron, XIII Bomber CommandHeadquarters Squadron, US Air Army Force5307th Composite Unit, (Merrill's Marauders) US ArmyUnited States Marine Corps493rd Quartermaster Depot Company, US Army28th Materiel Squadron, 20th Air Base Group, USAAF36th Bomber Squadron 28th Bomber Group, USAAFUSS Emmons, United States Navy2/10th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force8th Garrison Battalion, AustralianCompany B, 1st Marine Raider Battalion, US Marine Corps3rd Marine Division, USMC132nd Infantry, 7th Infantry Division, US Army172nd Infantry Regiment, 43rd Division, US ArmyRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.SS John Straub (Armed American Merchant Ship)SS Yarmouth, US Merchant NavyRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.491st Bomber Squadron, 341st Bomber Gp. USAAFRoyal Canadian Air ForceUSS Kalk (DD-611) United States NavyUSS Halligan, United States Navy United States Marine CorpsUSS Mississinewa, US Navy ReserveUnited States Marine CorpsRoyal Canadian Army Pay Corps287th Field Company, Royal Engineers, British ArmyCompany C, 1st Raider Battalion, USMCUS Navy Reserve10th Baluch Regiment, Indian ArmyUSS Northhampton, US NavyBritish Royal Artillery, 9th Coast Regiment400th Bomber Squadron 90th Bomber, USAAFRoyal Canadian Corps of Signals215 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force182nd Infantry Regiment, Americal Division, US Army675 Bomber Squardon, 417 Bomber Group, USAAFUSS Pochard (AM375) US NavyRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.USS Drexler (DD-741) US Navy43rd Bomber Squadron, 29th Bomber Group, USAAFSS Yat Shing (Hong Kong)776th Amphibious Tank Battalion, US Army5307th Composite Unit, US Army (Merrill's Marauders)SS Centaur ((Liverpool, England), Australian MNUSS Johnston (DD-557) US Navy C Battery, 60th Coast Artillery Regt., (Anti-Aircraft), US Army 172nd Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division, US Army Royal ArtilleryBattery D, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regt, 1st Div., USMCCo. I, 3rd Batt., 25th Marines, 4th Marine Div., USMC337th Field Artillery, US ArmyRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.Naval Construction Force (Seabees), United States NavyRoyal Canadian Air ForceCompany C, 145th Armored Infantry Regiment, US Army1st Marines, Ist Marine Division, USMC (KIA Pacific)3850th QM Truck Co., 73rd QM Battalion, Mobile, QMCRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.Royal Canadian Ordnance CorpsRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.182nd Infantry Regiment, Americal Division, US Army357 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force128th Infantry 32nd Division, US ArmyCompany "I" 182nd Inf. Regt, Americal Division, US ArmyUnited States Marine Corps ReserveRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.USS Abner Read, US NavyUS InfantryHQ/Service Company, 7th Marine Regiment, USMC117 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air ForceUSS Flier (SS-250), U.S. Submarine Force11th Air Force, 28th Bombardment Group, 404th Bomb Sqd.USS Amberjack (SS-219), U.S. Submarine ForceUSS Hornet, Torpedo Squadron 2 26th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division, USMC5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, US ArmyCompany K. 307th Infantry Regiment, 77th Div. US ArmyUSS Juneau, US NavyRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.Co. N, 5th Batt., 11th Marine Regt., 1st Marine Div., USMCUnited States Naval ReserveIndia-China Div., Air Transport Command, USAAFUSAT Elijah White, US Merchant NavyRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.USS Runner, (SS-275) US Submarine Force, US NavyRoyal Canadian Air ForceHMS Formidable, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer ReserveWinnipeg Grenadiers, R.C.I.C.Company A, 264th Medical Battalion, US ArmyRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.United States Naval ReserveUS Marine Corps ReserveRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.United States Marine CorpsCompany I, 103rd Inf. Regt., 43rd Infantry Division, US ArmyUnited States Marine CorpsRoyal Canadian Air ForceUSS Capelin (SS-289), U.S. Submarine ForceHd Squadron, 14 Fighter Group USAAFCommander United States Air Force, Hawaii, US882nd Bomb Squadron, 500th Bomb Group, USAAF160 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air ForceUSS Ulysses (ARB-9) (Army Repair ship) Okinawa, US NavyBomb. Gp (Light),48th Bn Sq, USAAFUSS Swanson (DD443) United States Naval Reserve Royal Canadian Air ForceRoyal Australian Air ForceRoyal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.
118 with connection to Nova Scotia would make the ultimate sacrifice serving in the Far East and the Pacific Campaign. They are remembered on Memorials and in Cemeteries in Hong Kong, Burma (Myanmar), Japan, Australia, Philippines, Singapore, Hawaii, Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, and the United States.Updated: July 29, 2023
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Sai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong, ChinaUnknownTaukkyan War Cemetery, BurmaSaint Paul's Cemetery, Swiftwater, Pennsylvania, USSai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong, ChinaTaukkyan War Cemetery, BurmaNational Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Hawaii, US Yokohama War Cemetery, JapanManila American Cemetery and Memorial, PhilippinesManila American Cemetery and Memorial, PhilippinesPine Grove Cemetery, Lynn Mass.(KIA Siege of Nhpum Ga, Burma)Honolulu Memorial, Hawaii (KIA Marshall Islands)National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Hawaii, US Manila American Cemetery and MemorialHonolulu Memorial, Courts of the Missing, Hawaii, USA (KIA Aleutian Is)Honolulu Memorial, Courts of the Missing, Hawaii, USA (MIA Okinawa)Port Moresby Memorial, Papua New GuineaSandgate Cemetery, New South Wales, AustraliaNational Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific, Honolulu, HawaiiSaint Mary's Cemetery, Bristol, RI (KIA Bougainville, Solomon Is)Riverside Cemetery, Lunenburg, Vermont (KIA Battle of Eniwetok)Manila American Cemetery, PhilippinesSai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong, China(Lost at Sea) Edmonds Memorial Cemetery, Washington USNational Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Hawaii, USYokohama War Cemetery, JapanHebrew Cemetery, Sydney, NS (KIA Yangkai, China)Kandy War Cemetery, Sri LankaFort William Mckinley, Manila, the Philippines (Lost at Sea)Honolulu Memorial, HI (Lost at Sea Okinawa/Kerama Retto)Manila American Cemetery, PhilippinesManila American Cemetery, PhilippinesNational Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Yokohama War Cemetery, JapanKanchanburi War Cemetery, ThailandArlington National Cemetery, Vt., US (KIA New Georgia Solomon Is.)Honolulu Memorial, Hawaii (Lost at Sea; Marshall Islands)Rangoon Memorial, MyanmarManila American Cemetery (Walls of the Missing), Philippines Kanchanaburi War Cemeterty, ThailandManila American Cemetery and Memorial, PhilippinesWoombye Cemetery, Queensland, AustraliaSingapore MemorialManila American Cemetery, PhilippinesLong Island National Cemetery, New York, USSaint Mary Our Mother Cemetery, Horseheads, NYYokohama War Cemetery, JapanHonolulu Memorial, Hawaii (Lost at Sea; off Okinawa)Honolulu Memorial, Hawaii (Missing East China Sea)Stanley Miniltary Cemetery, Hong KongOak Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Missouri, USHawaii Nationa Cemetery, Hawaii (KIA Northern Burma)Sydney Memorial, AustraliaManila American Cemetery and Memorial, (Lost Sea Samai)Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, MO (Palawan Massacre)Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, PhilippinesTaukkyan War Cemetery, BurmaPine Grove Cemetery West Bethel, Maine (Killed Australia)Lyman Cemetery, Silver Lake, NH (KIA Iwo Jima)Mount Hope Cemetery, Boston, Mass. USSai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong, ChinaSai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong, ChinaEdgell Grove Cemetery, Framingham, Massachusetts, US Singapore MemorialGreenwood Cemetery, Chimacum, Washington, US (KIA Luzon)Kankakee Memorial Gardens, Illinois, US (KIA Pacific)National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Hawaii, USSai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong, ChinaSai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong, ChinaSai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong, ChinaWyoming Cemetery, Melrose, Middlesex Co., Mass. (Pacific)Chittagong War Cemetery, BangladeshManila American Cemetery and Memorial, Philippines Manila American Cemetery, Walls of the Missing, PhilippinesNational Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Hawaii, USSai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong, ChinaHonolulu Memorial, Hawaii (Lost at Sea off Kiska)Honolulu Memorial, Courts of the Missing, Hawaii USNorthwood Cemetery, Windsor, Conn. US (KIA Dakeshi Ridge, Okinawa) Chittagong War Cemetery, BangladeshNational Submarine Memorial (Seal Beach, California) USHonolulu Memorial, Hawaii (Lost at Sea off Alaska)National Submarine Memorial (Seal Beach, California) USManila American Cemetery and MemorialMilton Cemetery, Milton, Mass., USLower Langdon Cemetery, NH (non-combat death Philippines)Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, US Manila American Cemetery and Memorial (KIA, Guadalcanal)Yokohama War Cemetery, JapanSwampscott Cemetery, Mass. Manila American Cemetery and MemorialJefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri, USManila American Cemetery and Memorial Yokohama War Cemetery, JapanNational Memorial of the Pacific, Hawaii (Lost at Sea, Pacific)Taukkyan War Cemetery, BurmaHalifax Memorial, NSYokohama War Cemetery, JapanPine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, Mass. US (Illness Dutch East Indies)Yokohama War Cemetery, JapanNational Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. HawaiiHermosa Gardens Cemetery, Colton, CA, (KIA Solomon Islands)Sai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong, ChinaForest Dale Cemetery, Malden, Massachusetts, USEast Millinocket Cemetery, MaineLong Island National Cemetery, New York, USSingapore MemorialNational Submarine Memorial (Seal Beach, California) USNorth Africa American Cemetery and Memorial (Mediteranean Sea)Honolulu Memorial, Hawaii (Lost near Midway Islands)Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, US (KIA Pacific)Singapore MemorialWoodlawn Cemetery, Wellesley, Mass. ( plane crash, Okinawa) Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellesley, Mass. ( plane crash, Okinawa) Honolulu MemorialKirkee War Cemetery, IndiaFawkner Memorial Park Cemetery, Melbourne, Australia (died illness)Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan