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Name: Rank: Service No: Service: Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Date of Enlistment: Place of Enlistment: Date of Death: Age at Death: Cemetery: Grave Reference:
Roswell Edwin Sibley
Roswell Edwin Sibley Private F/5098 West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. May 16, 1919 Alton, Colchester Co., NS February 11 1942 Yarmouth, NS March 1, 1944 24 Bari War Cemetery III. E. 5. Commemorated on page 443 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on September 25 Private Roswell Edwin Sibley was the son of Frank and Gladys Sibley, of Alton, Colchester Co., Nova Scotia. He completed thirty days of Basic Training at #60 CIBTC at Yarmouth, NS in Course 2 Between November 21 and December 21, 1940. He was recalled in 1942 and between February 11, 1942 and March 12, 1942 again completed additional training at #60 CIBTC at Yarmouth. He continued training at Aldershot, NS, and was granted leave between April 22, 1942 and April 30, 1942 before proceeding overseas, disembarking in the United Kingdom on May 12, 1942. While serving in Italy he died, the result of malaria, and was initially buried in the Barletta Civil Cemetery (Grave 4) with reburial in the Bari War Cemetery in 1945. He served in Canada between February 11 and May 1, 1942, in the United Kingdom between May 2, 1942 and October 26, 1943 and in Italy between October 27, until his death on March 1, 1944.