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Name: William Stanley Moses Regimental Number: 282942 Rank: Private Battalion: 219th Battalion/85th Battalion Date of Birth: February 16, 189 Place of Birth: Brenton, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: March 21, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Address at Enlistment: Brenton, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Age at Enlistment: 20 Prior Military Experience: 29th Battery, CFA, Yarmouth, NS Height: 5 Feet 8 Inches Marital Status: Single Trade: Farmer Religion: Methodist Next of Kin: William C Moses (Father) Brenton, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Date of Death: October 30, 1917 Age at Death: 21 Memorial: Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium Commemorated on Page 298 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 30 Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 219th Battalion. Commemorated on the Yarmouth Monument William Stanley Moses was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Moses, of Brenton, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia. He enlisted with the 219th Battalion and transferred to the 85th Battalion on July 7, 1917. He was killed on October 30th, 1917. Sources: Library and Archives Canada Commonwealth War Grave Commission Canadian Virtual War Memorial
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