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Benjamin Archibald Muise
Name: Benjamin Archibald (Archie) Muise Rank: Private Service Number: 4050476 Service: 6th Battalion, Canadian Garrison Regiment Date of Enlistment: April 16, 1918 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Date of Birth: July 27, 1891 Place of Birth: Amirault’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., NS Trade: Fisherman Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Eunice Muise, (Mother) Amirault’s Hill, NS Height: 5 feet, 5¼ inches Complexion: Dark Eyes: Brown Hair: Black Date of Death: July 25, 1919 Age: 29 Cemetery: Ste-Famille Roman Catholic Cemetery, Amirault’s Hill, NS Grave: R.5. D.16. Commemorated on Page 540 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on November 16 Benjamin Archibald Muise was the son of Mandé J. Muise and Eunice (Moulaison) Muise, of Amirault’s Hill, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia. He served with the the 1st Nova Scotia Depot Battalion until approximately November 1918 and then with the Garrison Artillery in Halifax, NS. He was admitted to the Cogswell Street Military Hospital January 19 to February 1, 1919 with influenza, and again February 5 to March 13, 1919 with pulmonary tuberculosis. Despite being ill, he was discharged March 13, 1919, by the military doctors as being medically unfit to serve. He was suffering from had both Influenza and pulmonary tuberculosis and it was recommended that upon discharge, he be sent to the sanatorium for six months to recover. Private Benjamin Archibald Muise died July 25, 1919.