Name:David Bertram FooteRank: GunnerService No: F/77219 Service: Royal Canadian Artillery 2 Survey RegimentDate of Birth:May 20, 1919Place of Birth:Yarmouth, NSDate of Enlistment:July 30, 1940Place of Enlistment:Yarmouth, NSAge at Enlistment:20Height:5 feet, 6¾ inchesComplexion:FairEye Colour:BlueHair Colour:FairMartial Service:SingleTrade:AccountantReligion:Roman CatholicNext of Kin:Mrs. Albert Foote (Mother) Yarmouth NSDate of Death: August 8, 1944Age at Death 25 Cemetery: Beny-Sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers (Calvados, France)Grave Reference: VII. G. 8. The 41st name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War MemorialCommemorated on page 306 of the Second World War Book of RemembranceDisplayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 29Gunner David Foote was the son of Albert J. and Mary A. Foote, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and brother of James Norman Foote (No.6 Company AC Signals, Halifax, NS) and Mary Helen Foote. He completed high school at the age of 17 and prior to his enlistment was employed as a clerk at the Yarmouth Ice Cream and Dairy Co., Yarmouth.He initially enlisted with the 2nd Battalion, West Nova Scotia Regiment, “C” Company on July 30, 1940. He transferred to the 2nd Survey Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery and while serving in France the Company came under bomber attack. He was severely wounded by shrapnel on August 8, 1944 and died the same day.