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Name: Harold Archibald Kenney Rank: Corporal Service No: G/24242 Regiment/Service: Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: September 7, 1922 Place of Birth: Lower Argyle, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: November 16, 1942 Place of Enlistment: St. John, New Brunswick Address at Enlistment: 87 Adelaide St., St John NB Age at Enlistment: 20 Height: 5 feet, 7 ½ inches Weight: 151 lbs. Complexion: Fair Eyes: Blue Hair: Brown Marital Status: Single (at enlistment) Trade: Shipping Clerk Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Harold Archibald (Father) Date of Death: April 13, 1945 Age at Death: 23 Cemetery: Holten Canadian Cemetery (Overijssel, Netherlands) Grave Reference: X. E. 16. The 65th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 530 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on November 8 Harold Archibald Kenney was the Son of Harold Archibald and Eva Lillian Kenney (123 Elm St., Quincy, Mass. US ) and husband of Vera Beurle Kenney, of Saint John, New Brunswick. He and Vera were married in St. John, New Brunswick on January 22, 1943. He served with the 2nd Battalion, St. John Fusiliers from July 1939 to August 1940. He disembarked in the United Kingdom on July 28, 1943 and served there until October 6, 1944. He served in France and Belgium. He died as a result of wounds received in action against the enemy on April 13, 1945. William Howard Grant (on the Yarmouth War Memorial) also with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry died April 13, 1945 and is also buried at Holten Canadian War Cemetery
Harold Archibald Kenney