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Stillman Elton Sisco   Rank: Private Service No: G/57533 Regiment/Service: South Saskatchewan Regiment, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: October 31, 1923 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, NS Date of Enlistment: August 6, 1943 Place of Enlistment: Fredericton, NB Age at Enlistment: 19 Height: 5 feet, 4 inches Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Trade: Steward Employment at Enlistment: Canadian Pacific Steamship Company, St. John, NB (1year, 7 months) Martial Status: Single Religion; United Church of Canada Next of Kin: Mrs. Beatrice O’Connell (Mother) Yarmouth NS Stillman was the son of George E. Sisco, and of Beatrice J. Sisco, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He completed his basic training at No.70 CABTC between August 19, 1943 and and November 15, 1943. He completed his advanced training on January 18, 1944. He served with the 1st Battalion Rocky Mountain Rangers between May 3, 1944 and July 19, 1944. He then joined the South Saskatchewan Regiment July 20, 1944 and embarked in France on July 25, 1944.  He was killed in action on August 8, 1944, the result of shrapnel.  His military record show he served in Canada between April 24, 1944 and May 25, 1944; in the United Kingdom between May 26, 1944 and July 24, 1944; and in Northwest Europe (France) between July 25, 1944 and August 8, 1944. Date of Death: August 8, 1944 Cemetery: BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY (Calvados, France) Grave Reference: VII. H. 3. The 102nd name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial (Siscoe on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Commemorated on page 444 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on September 25 Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada  
Stillman Elton Sisco