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Name: Walter Angus Sabean Rank: Private Service Number: F86569 Service: Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Date of Birth: October 17, 1920 Place of Birth: Kemptville, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: June 29, 1941 Place of Enlistment: Bridgewater, NS Address At Enlistment: Western Head, Queens Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 20 Height: 5feet, 9 inches Weight: 148 lbs. Complexion: Light Eyes: Blue Hair: Light Brown Trade: Farm Labourer Marital Status: Single Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Major Angus Sabean (Father) Arcadia, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Death: July 6, 1943 Age At Death: 22 Cemetery: Brookfield Military Cemetery, Surrey, United Kingdom Grave Reference: 40. J. 1. Commemorated on Page 210 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on April 28 (Not listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Walter Angus was the son of Major Angus Sabean and Bertha Louise Sabean, of Arcadia, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia, Canada. When Walter was nine years of age he moved with his mother to Queens Co., NS. He served in Canada between June 6, 1941 and December 12, 1941 and in the United Kingdom from December 23, 1941 until the time of his death on July 6, 1942. He was attached to Motor Transport Companies of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. On July 6, 1942, at about 7:00 pm, Private Sabean, while on duty, was travelling by motorcycle on the roadway near Godstone, Surrey when he collided with a three-ton lorry that turned and crossed in front of his oncoming motorcycle. He sustained multiple injuries and was taken to #14 Canada General Hospital, Smallville, Surrey where he died at 7:55 pm.
Walter Angus Sabean