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Name: George Irving Foulis Service Number: 167038 Regiment: 2nd Battalion Canadian Pioneers Rank: Lance Corporal Date of Birth: April 1, 1887 Place of Birth: Rockville, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: October 27, 1915 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth NS Age at Enlistment: 28 Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Height: 5 feet, 10½ inches Complexion: Fair Eyes: Blue Hair: Light Martial Status: Single Religion: Presbyterian Trade: Engineer Next of Kin: Augusta Foulis (Mother) RR2 Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Death: February 12, 1919 Cemetery: Ripon Cemetery, Yorkshire, United Kingdom Grave Reference: F. 332. Listed on the Yarmouth Memorial Commemorated on Page 533 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on November 12 George Irving Foulis was the son of Thomas and Augusta Foulis of Chebogue, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He served in England from December 14, 1915 and embarked for France on March 9, 1916. Private Foulis was wounded on July 14, 1916 while serving in France and admitted to hospital. He recovered and returned to active duty. He became ill in February 1919 and was again admitted to hospital in Ripon, England suffering from influenza. He died February 12, 1919. Sources and Information: Library and Archives Canada Commonwealth War Graves Commission Canadian Virtual War Memorial
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