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Clarence Melvin Sholds   Battalion: Royal Canadian Regiment / 112th /26th Reserve Battalion   Regimental Number: 734528   Rank:   Date of Birth: August 14, 1889 Place of Birth: Doctor's Cove, Shelburne Co., NS       Date of Enlistment: April 11, 1916   Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth NS   Address at Enlistment: NA Age at Enlistment: 26 Height: 5 feet, 8 inches Previous Military Experience: 29th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, Yarmouth, NS   Trade: Steward; Sailor Marital Status: Single     Religion: Baptist   Next of Kin: Edward Sholds - Father - Doctor's Cove, Shelburne Co., NS Clarence Melvin Sholds was the son of Edward and Melinda Sholds of Atwoods Brook, Nova Scotia.  He was wounded at Mons on November 10, 1918 and died from wounds at 5:30 am on November 11, 1918       Date of Death: November 11, 1918   Age at Death: 28 Cemetery: Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery, France     Commemorated on Page 500 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 23rd Sources: Library and Archives Canada (Attestation Paper) Commonwealth War Grave Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
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