Name:Thayne Morrison EwanService Number:503889Rank:SergeantService:Canadian EngineersDate of BirthFebruary 6, 1890 Place of Birth:Yarmouth, NSDate of Enlistment:March 4, 1916Place of Enlistment Halifax, NSAddress at Enlistment:Yarmouth, NSAge at Enlistment:26Height: 5 Feet; 9½ InchesComplexion: MediumEyes: BrownHair: BrownMarital Status:Single Trade:Railway EngineerReligion:MethodistNext of Kin:Emma R. Ewan (Mother) Yarmouth, NSDate of Death:April 4, 1917 (St. John’s Hospital, Quebec)Age at Death:27Cemetery:Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery Yarmouth NSGrave Reference:Family Plot Y.18. Commemorated on Page 235 of the First World War Book of RemembranceDisplayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 26Thayne Ewan was the son of George M. and Emma R. Ewan, of Yarmouth, NS. In February, 1916, he resigned his position with the Halifax and South-Western Railway at Bridgewater, NS to enlist. He served with the Canadian Engineers Training Depot at St. Johns, Quebec. On February 26, 1917 he reported ill and was hospitalized. He was discharged and after a medical furlough he was re-admitted on March 17 again suffering from intestinal infection. His condition worsened and he died at 4:05 pm on April 4, 1917. Sergeant Ewan was buried in Mountain Cemetery, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.