Name:Edward Edmund MurreeRegimental Number:41567RankGunnerRegiment:Canadian Field Artillery; 6th Battery, 2nd Brigade. Date of Birth:June 6, 1890Place of Birth:Yarmouth, N.S.Date of Enlistment:September 26, 1914Place of Enlistment:Valcartier, QuebecAddress at Enlistment:Yarmouth, N.S.Age at Enlistment:24Prior Military Exp:3 years 29th Battery CFA Yarmouth, N.S.Height: 5 feet, 8 inchesComplexion:DarkEye Colour:BrownHair Colour:BlackMarital Status:SingleTrade:LongshoremanReligion:Roman Catholic Next of Kin:Mrs. John O’Connor (Sister) South Quincey, Mass. USADate of Death:July 8, 1915 Age at Death:25Cemetery:Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery, London, England (Plot: 173.12)Grave Reference:173.12Commemorated on Page 30 of the First World War Book of RemembranceDisplayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on January 28thEdward was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Murree, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He enlisted at Valcartier, Quebec on September 26, 1914 with the 6th Battery, 2nd Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. He went overseas on October 3, 1914. In England he became ill and was eventually hospitalized at Salisbury Infirmary, London, on April 18, 1915. It was determined he was suffering from tuberculosis and sinus infection aggravated by his military service of exposure to cold and wet. It was recommended that he he be returned to Canada; however, while a patient at Brompton Hospital he died on July 8, 1915.