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Peter Ambroise Muise (Meuse) 2329811 Private 73rd Company, Canadian Forestry Corps February 22, 1887 Amirault’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., NS April 21, 1917 Yarmouth, NS Amirault’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., NS 30 5 feet, 7 inches fair light grey Single Farmer Roman Catholic Raymond Meuse (Father) Amirault’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., NS October 21, 1918 31 Etaples Military Cemetery, France LXVII. K. 32. Commemorated on Page 470 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 7 Listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial as “Muise, Peter”. Peter Meuse was the son of Raymond and Marie Madeleine (Deviller) Meuse, of Amirault’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., NS. He enlisted at Yarmouth with the Nova Scotia Forestry Corps in April, 1917 and embarked Halifax for England arriving there on July 5, 1917. He sailed on the SS Justicia. He was assigned to #71 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps on August 11, 1917 and arrived in France on August 12, 1917. He was admitted to hospital on February 10, 1918 having suffered a fracture to his leg. He was discharged from hospital on June 5, 1918 and rejoined his Company in the field. On July 13, 1918 he was transferred to #73 Company. On October 10, 1918 he became dangerously ill with pneumonia and was admitted to No. 7 General Hospital, at Le Treport. He was transferred to the Canadian General Hospital at Etaples were he died on October 21, 1918.
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