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Name: John Moulaison Regimental Number: 470992 Rank: Private Battalion: 25th Battalion (Machine Gun Section) Date of Birth: September 7, 1883 Place of Birth: Morris Island, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: January 4, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, Nova Scotia Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Age at Enlistment 33 Height: 5 feet, 9 inches Military Experience: 29th Field Battalion, Yarmouth NS. Marital Status: Married Trade: Lineman, Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Co. Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mary Emma Moulaison (Wife) Yarmouth, NS Date of Death: January 18, 1917 Age at Death: 34 Cemetery: Barlin Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France Grave Reference: I. F. 16 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 John Moulaison was the son of Moses Moulaison and Mary Moulaison, of Morris Island, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia and husband of Mary E. Moulaison, of Yarmouth South, NS. He went overseas embarking Halifax, NS on March 31, 1916 and disembarking in Liverpool, England on April 9, 1916. At Shorncliffe Camp he was transferred from the 64th Battalion to the 25th Battalion. He joined the 25th Battalion in the field on July 13, 1916. Private Moulaison was seriously wounded in action on January 17, 1917. He died January 18, 1917 at No. 6 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station. Sources: Library and Archives Canada Canadian Virtual War Memorial
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