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Colin Douglas Chute
Colin Douglas Chute Private F/57998 West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. April 4, 1925 Franklyn, Mass. US January 20, 1944 Halifax, NS Middle Stewiacke, NS 19 Farmer/Mill Worker Single United Church of Canada Christy Craig Chute (Mother) Middle Stewiacke, NS October 14, 1945 20 Middle Stewiacke General Cemetery, NS Family Plot Commemorated on page 503 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 26 Colin Douglas Chute was the Son of Colin Chute (b. October 25, 1898; d. May 31, 1932) and Christy (nee Craig) Chute, of Middle Stewiacke, NS. He was the brother of Helen and Pilot Officer George Edward Chute, J/89451, RCAF (d. 26 March 1944). Private Chute served in Canada from July 20, 1944 to June 24, 1944 and from August 8, 1945 to September 9, 1945; in the United Kingdom between June 25, 1944 and November 5, 1944; in Italy between November 6, 1944 and March 20, 1945; and in Northwest Europe between March 21, 1945 and August 7, 1945. He died at 11:45 am, October 14, 1945 while on leave at the Halifax Military Hospital as a result of military tuberculosis and tubercular meningitis. His mother was present at his death.