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Murray Thomas Doane   Rank: Gunner Service No: F/7104 Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery 6th Anti-Aircraft Battery  Date of Birth: February 15, 1917 Place of Birth: Cape Forchu, Yarmouth, NS   Date of Enlistment: October 11, 1939 Place of Enlistment: Halifax Age at Enlistment: 22 Height: 5, feet,  inches Complexion: Fair Eyes: Blue Hair: Fair Trade: Labourer Martial Status: Single Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Jean May Little (Sister) Yarmouth, NS Murray Doane was the son of Bradford Renfrew Doane and Beulah Crowell Doane. He was the brother of Cecil Lamont Doane (1st Anti-Aircraft Battery RCA, Halifax), Ruby Ellen Doane  (Malden, Mass. US), Susan Bell Doane (Mrs. Leo Bonvie, Pictou NS), and Jean Doane Little. (Yarmouth, So., NS).  His father had died on May , 1934 and his mother has died in January,1919. He served with the Royal Canadian Artillery at the York Redoubt, Halifax.  On February 20, 1940, he was operated on for mastoids. On February 21, 1940 at 12:08 hrs. he died as a result of a mastoid operation the previous day.   Date of Death: February 21, 1940 Age at Death: 22 Cemetery: Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia Grave Reference: Sec. B. Grave 303. The 31st name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 12 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on January 15 Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada  
Murray Thomas Doane
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Fort Massey Cemetery: Photo: Wartime Heritage 2016