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Peter Meuse Force: Army Regiment: Canadian Forestry Corps Battalion: 73rd Company, CFC Regimental Number: 2329811 Place of Birth: Amirault’s Hill, Yarmouth NS   Date of Death: October 21, 1918  Age at Death: 32 Peter Meuse was the son of Romain and Marie Madeleine Meuse, of Amirault’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia.  He died of pneumonia October, 1918.  He was patient at No. 7 General Hospital, Le Treport. Buried at: Etaples Military Cemetery, France Plot: LXVII. K. 32.   Etaples is a town about 27 kilometres south of Boulogne. During the First World War, the area around Etaples was the scene of immense concentrations of Commonwealth reinforcement camps and hospitals. It was remote from attack, except from aircraft, and accessible by railway from both the northern or the southern battlefields. In 1917, 100,000 troops were camped among the sand dunes and the hospitals, which included eleven general, one stationary, four Red Cross hospitals and a convalescent depot, could deal with 22,000 wounded or sick.  The cemetery contains 10,771 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, the earliest dating from May 1915. 35 of these burials are unidentified.  Commemorated on Page 470 of the First World War Book of Remembrance This page is displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 7 Notes: Official name listing is “Peter Meuse”  He is listed on the Yarmouth Monument as “Muise, Peter”.
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