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James Bernard King Rank: Gunner Service No: F/77680 Regiment/Service: 23 Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery   Date of Birth: April 6, 1920 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, NS Date of Enlistment: March 20, 1940 Place of Enlistment: Halifax Address At Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Age at Enlistment: 20 Height: 5 feet, 7 inches Weight: 150 lbs. Complexion: Fair  Eyes: Blue   Hair: Light Brown Trade: Labourer Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs. Alice King [Mother] Yarmouth, NS James King was the son of Thomas John King and Alice May King of Yarmouth, NS.  He was the brother of Roger, Arthur,  Irene, Frances, Marjorie, Florence, Verna, Lorraine and Betty King. He served in Canada betyween March 20, 1941 and July 21, 1943, in the United Kingdom between July 22, 1943 and July 21, 1944, and in France from July 22, 1944 until his death.  He will killed in action on August 8, 1944 at Caen, France. Date of Death: August 8, 1944 Age At Death: 24 Cemetery: Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (Calvados, France) Grave Reference: X. F. 8. The 68th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 352 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on July 28 Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada    
James Bernard King