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Challoner, Joseph   Force: Army Regiment: Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)/1st Depot Battalion Regimental Number: 4050379 Date of Birth: October 4, 1894 Joseph was the son of James and Ada Challoner, of South Ohio, Yarmouth County, N.S.  In March 1918 while at Halifax he contracted pneumonia and after an initial improvement in his condition he contracted spinal meningitis. He died on May 17, 1918.  Joseph had four brothers: Albert, who enlisted in 1915 and served with the 112th Battalion and the 25th Battalion.  Albert was wounded in action; Norman, William, and Titus and two sisters, Dorothy and Florence.  A nephew, Joseph was named after his uncle. Date of Death: May 17, 1918 Age at Death: 19 Cemetery: Pleasant Valley (Third Yarmouth United Baptist) Cemetery, Nova Scotia, Canada   Commemorated on Page 382 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. This page is displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 20 Commemorated on the Yarmouth War Memorial
Private Joseph Challoner
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