Name:Rank:Service No: Service: Date of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Place of Enlistment:Address At Enlistment:Age at Enlistment:Height: Complexion:Eyes:Hair: Trade:Marital Status:Religion:Next of Kin:Date of Death: Age at Death:Cemetery:
Alexander McNevinTrooper F/77873Fort Garry Horse, R.C.A.C.May 8, 1898 Sydney, NSMarch 31, 1941HalifaxCape Breton, NS425 feet, 8 inchesdarkhazeldark brownDriver/MechanicSingle (at enlistment)PresbyterianMargaret MacIntyre (Sister) Catalone, Cape Breton North, NS (at enlistment)December 3, 194345Catalone (Loch End) Cemetery, Nova ScotiaCommemorated on page 192 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on April 19Alexander 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.