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Ira Bertram Morehouse
Ira Bertram Morehouse Aircraftman 2nd Class R/124551 Royal Canadian Air Force September 24, 1918 Little River, Digby Co.,NS August 14, 1941 Halifax, NS Yarmouth, NS 22 5 feet, 11 inches Fair Blue Light Brown Single Fisherman Baptist Bernard Morehouse (Father) Little River, Digby Co., NS October 30, 1941 23 Little River United Baptist Church Cemetery, Little River, NS Commemorated on page 39 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on January 31 Ira Bertram Morehouse was the son of Bernard Lester Morehouse (1885-1963) and Lois E. (Trask) Morehouse (1887- 1922) , of Little River, Digby Co., NS. He was the brother of Cecil and Eric Morehouse. He completed grade ten at the Little River School in 1935. Prior to his enlistment he was fishing with his father. He entered training at Camp 60 CABTC Yarmouth on July 31, 1941 and was released for training with the RCAF on August 13, 1941. On October 30, 1941, while training at No 1 Bombing and Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario he was killed in a motorcycle accident while on an evening pass from base. He was a passenger on the motorcycle when it left the road failing to negotiate a sharp turn in the road and overturned. His remains was returned to Little River for burial.