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George Stanley Muise
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George Stanley Muise Service No: 69619 / 3256352 26th Battalion / 1st Depot Battalion New Brunswick Private Date of Birth: October 26, 1894 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: November 18, 1914 Place of Enlistment: St. John, New Brunswick Age at Enlistment: 20 Height: 5 feet, 5 1/2 inches Address at Enlistment: St. John, New Brunswick Trade: Sailor Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs. Robert Fryers (Friars) Britton St., St. John, New Brunswick / William Muise, (Father) Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Death: George Stanley Muise first enlisted with the 26th Battalion (New Brunswick) in November 1914 at the age of 20. He served 29 months with the 64th Battalion. Wounded in action, having been shot through the chest, he was invalided home in the fall of 1917. However, he re-enlisted February 6, 1918 at the age of 22 in St. John New Brunswick with the 1st Depot Battaion NB (#3256352). George Stanley Muise was one of four sons of William Muise who served in World War I. The three brothers were: James (Jimmy) William Muise, (#734000) born February 27, 1901 served with the Royal Canadian Regiment. He was gassed at Passchendaele and after four months in the 16th General Canadian Hospital was invalided home. A student at the time, he enlisted on February 18, 1916 at the age of 14 giving his year of birth 1898 on his attestation paper. Arthur Muise, (#67314) born January 10, 1896, served in France with the 25th Battalion. Alfred Joseph Muise served with the 115th Battalion, 112th Battalion, and the 25th Battalion. Alfred was killed in action at Vimy Ridge on April 29, 1917.
Attestation Paper (click to enlarge)