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Alexander McNevin
Alexander McNevin Trooper F/77873 Fort Garry Horse, R.C.A.C. May 8, 1898 Sydney, NS March 31, 1941 Halifax Cape Breton, NS 42 5 feet, 8 inches dark hazel dark brown Driver/Mechanic Single (at enlistment) Presbyterian Margaret MacIntyre (Sister) Catalone, Cape Breton North, NS (at enlistment) December 3, 1943 45 Catalone (Loch End) Cemetery, Nova Scotia Commemorated on page 192 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on April 19 Alexander was the son of Collin McNevin of New Waterford, Nova Scotia and husband of Phronia V. McNevin, of Catalone, Nova Scotia. A Veteran of WWI (2100841), having served as a Gunner, 5th Seige Battery, RCA, he enlisted for service in WWII. In September of 1941 he obtained permission to marry Phronia Vera McLeod. He proceeded overseas in December 1941 to England and served with No. 10 Armoured Regiment, Fort Garry Horse. In September of 1942 he was hospitalized, diagnosed with cancer. He was returned to Canada in December and given a medical discharge at Halifax on January 29, 1943. He died at Sydney, NS on December 3, 1943.