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Name: Nelson Muise Regimental Number: 734084 Rank: Private Battalion: 219th Battalion / 25th Battalion Date of Birth: October 12, 1892 Place of Birth: Surette’s Island, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: February 4, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: February 4, 1916 Age at Enlistment: 23 Height: 5 Feet 5 Inches Prior Military Experience: 29th Battery CFA Yarmouth, NS Trade: Mill Hand, Comas Cotton Co. Ltd. Yarmouth, NS Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs Monique Muise (Mother), Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Death: July 6, 1917 Age at Death: 24 Cemetery: Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery, France Grave Reference: (Plot: II. E. 3) 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 and July 1 Nelson was the son of John C. and Monique Muise of Commercial St., Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He enlisted with the 219th at Yarmouth and transferred to the 25th Battalion in England. He was severely wounded in the thigh and abdomen in battle and transferred to hospital where he died following surgery at 4:30 pm on July 6, 1917.
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