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World War I - Casualties Digby County, Nova Scotia
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Eldon LeRoy Morine
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Eldon LeRoy Morine 283557 Private Canadian Expeditionary Force 219th Battalion and 85th Battalion October 10, 1889 Bear River, Nova Scotia, Canada May 26, 1916 Bear River, Nova Scotia, Canada 18 and 11 months 5 Feet; 10 ½ inches fair blue light brown 7th Battery Artillery (3 years) Single Lumberman Baptist Annie Morine (Mother) Bear River, NS April 9, 1917 26 Canadian Cemetery No. 2, Neuville-St. Vaast, Pas De Calais, France Eldon departed Halifax October 12, 1916 aboard the SS Olympic and arrived in Liverpool, England on October 18, 1916. He transferred from the 219th to the 85th Battalion at Camp Witley in the UK on December 28, 1916. He crossed from England to France via Boulogne February 10, 2017. He was killed in action on April 9, 1917 Commemorated on Page 297 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 29 Listed on the Bear River Memorial