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Name: James Reginald Muise Rank: Private Service No: F/42664 Regiment/Service: West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: July 28, 1913 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, NS Date of Enlistment: October 28, 1939 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Address At Enlistment: Wyman Rd., Yarmouth Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 26 Height: 5 feet, 7 inches Weight: 140 lbs. Complexion: Dark Eyes: Brown Hair: Black Trade: Farmer Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Louisa Muise (Mother) Wyman Rd., Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Death: May 23, 1944 Age At Death: 30 Cemetery: Cassino War Cemetery (Italy) Grave Reference: IV. A. 14. The 82nd 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 Private Muise was the son of George Albert Muise (1873–1937) and Louisa Mary (Hatfield) Muise (1876–1954). He was one of seventeen children, with nine brothers and seven sisters. Three of his brothers, served during World War II. His brother, Victor Andrew Muise also died when he became ill while serving in France with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. He served in Canada between October 28. 1939 and December 12, 1939, in England between December 22, 1939 and June 15, 1943 and in Italy from June 16, 1943 until his death. He was killed in action while serving in Italy on May 23, 1944. Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada findagrave.com
James Reginald Muise
Photo: Shirley Tort [June 27, 2014]