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Name: Sherman John Hattie Rank: Signalman Service No: F/28956 Regiment/Service: No. 6 Fortress Signal Company Royal Canadian Corps of Signals Date of Birth: June 17, 1914 Place of Birth: Salem, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: September 30, 1939 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Address At Enlistment: Salem, Yarmouth Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 25 Height: 5 feet, 8 inches Weight: 142 lbs. Complexion: Dark Eyes: Hazel Hair: Dark Brown Trade: Labourer Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs. Annie Hattie [Mother] Salem, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Death: February 23, 1940 Age at Death: 25 Cemetery: Our Lady of Calvary Roman Catholic Cemetery, (Yarmouth NS) Grave Reference: Lot 274. Grave 1. The 54th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial (J. Sherman on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Commemorated on page 14 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on January 16 Sherman John Hattie was the son of Raymond and Annie Hattie, of Salem, Yarmouth Co., NS. He had three brothers, Vincent, Hugh, and Richard, and two sisters, Katherine and Ethel. He served with the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals at Halifax. He was admitted to Camp Hill Hospital, Halifax on January 26, 1940 suffering from pneumonia. He died on February 23. Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
Sherman John Hattie