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 Merton Howard Goodwin     Regiment: Canadian Infantry Battalion: 112th Battalion / 25th Battalion Regimental Number: 734307 Date of Birth: September 24, 1897 Place of Birth: East Pubnico, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Trade: Fisherman Marital Status: Single   Date of Enlistment: March 15, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Age at enlistment: 18 Height: 5 Feet 6 Inches Prior Military Experience: 29th Battery, CFA  (Yarmouth, NS) Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Mrs Calvin Goodwin (Grandmother and Guardian), East Pubnico, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Merton was the son of the late Ariel and Flora Goodwin, of East Pubnico, Nova Scotia. He joined the 112th Battalion at Yarmouth in March 1916, and was transferred to the 25th Battalion in France. He was killed at Vimy Ridge on April 29, 1918 Date of Death: April 29, 1917 Age at Death: 19 Listed on: Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France   Commemorated on Page 245 of the First World War Book of Remembrance This page is displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 31 and June 1.  Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 112th Battalion.   Sources:  Library and Archives Canada (Attestation Paper) Commonwealth War Grave Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
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