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Name: Henry James Muise Rank: Private Service No: F/86727 Service: Cape Breton Highlanders, R.C.I.C Date of Birth: May 26, 1918 Place of Birth: Sluice Point, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: June 7, 1941 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Address At Enlistment: Sluice Point, Yarmouth Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 23 Height: 5 feet, 8½ inches Weight: 135 lbs. Complexion: Medium Eyes: Brown Hair: Black Trade: Fisherman/Farmer Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Daley Muise (Father) Sluice Point, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Death: September 1, 1944 Age at Death: 26 Cemetery: Ancona War Cemetery (Italy) Grave Reference: I. C. 12. The 81st name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 400 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 27 One of eight children, Private Muise was the son of John Daley Muise and Rose Emma (Thibault) Muise of Sluice Point, Yarmouth Co., NS. His mother died July 13, 1932. Two brothers, Gatien and Antoine also served during World War II. Private Muise completed his basic training at No. 62 CABTC Halifax and advanced training at Camp Aldershot. On November 12, 1941 he departed Canada at Halifax and disembarked in the United Kingdom on November 24, 1941 where he served until October 24, 1943. He disembarked in Italy on November 10, 1943 where he served until he was wounded in action on August 31, 1944. Admitted to hospital unconscious at approximately 10:55 pm he was severely wounded with injury to the head. He died the following day, September 1, 1944 at 11:00 pm.
Henry James Muise