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Name: Albert Mark Amiro Rank: Sapper Service No: F/5085 Regiment: Royal Canadian Engineers 16 Field Company Date of Birth: March 1, 1919 Place of Birth: Lower East Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: February 11. 1942 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Address at Enlistment: Lower East Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 23 Height: 5 feet 7 inches Trade: Labourer Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs. Rose Amiro (Mother) Lower East Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Death: November 1, 1944 Age: 25 Cemetery: Adegem Canadian War Cemetery (Maldegem, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium) Grave Reference: X. B. 12. Commemorated on page 236 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed every year in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 19 Commemorated on the Yarmouth War Memorial as (Amirault) Albert Mark Amiro was the son of Albert Joseph and Rose Amy Amiro, of Lower East Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia. He was the brother of Ruben and Frances Amiro. He completed basic training at CABTC No. 60, Yarmouth between January 8, 1942 and February 11, 1942 and went overseas in June 1942 where he served in the United Kingdom until June 3, 1944. He served in France from June 6, 1944 until the time of his accidental death. Sources Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
Albert Mark Amiro
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