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 James Gillis MacLellan Rank: Private Service No:     F/8097 Regiment: West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: June 20, 1918 Place of Birth: Big Marsh, Antigonish Co., NS Date of Enlistment: May 7, 1942 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth NS Address at Enlistment: Antigonish, NS Age at Enlistment: 23 Height: 5 feet, 11 Inches Weight: 183 lbs. Complexion: Medium Eyes: Blue Hair: Brown Trade: Farmer Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Malcolm MacLellan (Father) Antigonish, NS (initially) Alice G. MacLellan (Wife) Yarmouth, NS (effective September 1, 1943) James was the son of Malcolm and Flora MacLellan and husband of Alice Geraldine (Moses) MacLellan, of South Ohio, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia.  He was killed in action (Italy) August 31, 1944. Date of Death: August 31, 1944 Age at Death: 29 Cemetery: Montecchio War Cemetery, Italy Grave Reference: III. J. 9.    Son of Malcolm and Flora MacLellan and husband of Alice Geraldine MacLellan, of South Ohio, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia. Commemorated on Page 375 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 9 (Not listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Sources and Information:   Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada    
James Gillis MacLellan