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Name: Benjamin Blauvelt Service Number: 904055 Rank: Private Service: 194th Battalion Date of Birth: November 6, 1889 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Enlistment Date: February 21, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Edmonton, Alberta Address at Enlistment: Edmonton, Alberta Age at Enlistment: 26 Height: 5 Feet 10 Inches Complexion: Medium Eye Colour: Grey Hair Colour: Brown Martial Status: Single Trade: Lumberjack Religion: Presbyterian Next of Kin: Wallace Blauvelt (Father) Carleton, Yarmouth Co.,NS Date of Death: March 31, 1916 Age at Death: 26 Cemetery: Edmonton Cemetery, Alberta, Canada Grave Reference: N. S. L. 72. B. I. S. A. Commemorated on Page 55 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 13 Benjamin Blauvelt was the son of Wallace Blauvelt and Eva Blauvelt, of Carleton, Yarmouth Co., NS. He enlisted in Edmonton, Alberta on February 21, 1916. He contracted measles and was sent to the Isolation Hospital in Edmonton. While his condition improved he contracted a cold and pneumonia. He died on March 31, 1917. Private Blauvelt is buried in the Edmonton Cemetery, Alberta.
Benjamin Blauvelt
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