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 Joseph Robbins Regiment: Canadian Infantry Battalion: 1st Depot Battalion (Nova Scotia) Rank: Private Service No: 3180831   Date of Birth: December 16, 1893 Place of Birth: South Belleville, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia Trade: Fisherman Marital Status: Single  Date of Enlistment: March 9, 1918 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, Nova Scotia Age at enlistment: 24 Height: 5 Feet, 51/2 Inches Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Amos Robbins (Father) Joseph Robbins was the son of Amos and Modeste Robbins, of Belleville. N.S.  He was given his medical on November 22, 1917 and was required to report to Halifax on March 9, 1918.  He contracted pneumonia compounded by tuberculosis and died in hospital on April 6, 1918.  His body was returned home and he was buried in St. Anne’s Cemetery, Eel Brook, Yarmouth Co., N.S. Date of Death: April 6, 1918 Age at Death: 24 Buried at: Eel Brook (St. Anne's) Cemetery, Nova Scotia, Canada       Commemorated on Page 492 of the First World War Book of Remembrance This page is displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 19    
Private Joseph Alexander Robbins
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