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Roderick William Abramson Rank: Sergeant Service: 52nd Field Battery, 3rd Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Service Number: F/6067 Date of Birth: June 24, 1918 Place of Birth: Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada Date of Enlistment: January 8, 1940 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada Son of John Wightman and Nora Chipman Abramson, of Digby, Nova Scotia. Husband of Doris Eugene Abramson and father of Roderick Eugene of Digby County, Nova Scotia. Date of Death: November 1, 1944 Age: 26 Cemetery: Adegem Canadian War Cemetery, Maldegem, Ost-Vlaanderen, Belgium Grave Reference: X. C. 6. Citation: 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45. Commemorated on Page 234 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 16, 17 and 18. Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
Roderick William Abramson
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