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Chester Howard Hulsman Force: Army Regiment: Canadian Field Artillery Battalion: 3rd Brigade Regimental Number: 42255 Rank: Sergeant Date of Birth: August 12, 1892 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: September 25, 1914 Place of Enlistment: Valcartier, Quebec Address at Enlistment: not available Age at Enlistment: 22 Height: 5 Feet 6 Inches Previous Military Experience: 4 years with the 4th Field Battery Trade: Painter Marital Status: Single Religion: Wesleyan Next of Kin: Mrs. W.B. Hulsman (Mother), 34 Earl St., Hamilton, Ontario Chester Hulsman was born in Yarmouth , Nova Scotia on August 12, 1892. He was accidentally wounded on July 26 and died from injuries on July 27, 1916. He served with the 3rd Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. Date of Death: July 27, 1916 Age at Death: 23 Cemetery: Calais Southern Cemetery, France War Diary Reference to Sergeant Hulsman’s death. (click to enlarge) Commemorated on Page 106 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on March 13 and March 14 Not Commemorated on the Yarmouth Monument Sources: Library and Archives Canada (Attestation Paper) Commonwealth War Grave Commission Canadian Great War Project Veterans Affairs Canada
Sergeant Chester Howard Hulsman
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