Name:David Seamore HurlburtService Number:1030307 Rank:PrivateBattalion:13th BattalionDate of Birth:August 17, 1898Place of Birth:Hortonville, Kings Co., N.S.Date of Enlistment:November 3, 1916Place of Enlistment:Fredericton, New BrunswickAddress at Enlistment:Hortonville, Kings Co., N.S.Age at Enlistment:18 Height: 5 feet, 2 inchesComplexion: FairEyes: BlueHair: FairMarital Status:Single Trade:TeamsterReligion:PresbyterianNext of Kin:David Hurlburt (Father) Hortonville, Kings Co., N.S.Date of Death:September 2, 1918 Age at Death:19Cemetery:Dominion Cemetery, Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt, FranceGrave Reference:I. F. 3.Commemorated on Page 433 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on September 16Not Listed on the Yarmouth Monument David Hurlburt was the son of David and Sarah Hurlburt, of Yarmouth, NS. He enlisted with the 236th Battalion on November 3, 1916 and trained in Canada until he departed for overseas on October 30, 1917 from Montreal, Quebec. He arrived in Liverpool England on November 19, 1917. He departed for France on March 7, 1918 for service with the 13th Battalion. He joined the Battalion in the field on March 11, 1918.On September 2, 1918 Private Hurlburt and a Comrade were acting as platoon runners during an attack on the Drocourt-Queant Line. They were returning to their unit after having taken a message to the rear and while emerging from a ruined village a shell burst behind them, wounding both. They took cover in a shell hole and were given medical aid by a stretcher-bearer. A second shell burst right in their midst instantly killing Private Hurlburt and the stretcher bearer.