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Joseph Arthur Muise Rank: Private Service No: F/7107 Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada \ (Princess Louise's), R.C.I.C. Date of Birth; August 15, 1918 Place of Birth: Surette’s Island, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: September 2, 1939 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth NS Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Age at Enlistment: 22 Height: 5 feet, 8 inches Trade: Labourer Martial Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs. Annie Louise Muise (Mother) Prince St., Yarmouth, NS Joseph Arthur Muise was the son of Joseph Jeffery and Annie Louise Muise, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He was a brother of John Cecil, Levi, John Martin and Nelson Muise. At enlistment, he served as a Gunner with the 6th AA Battery at Yarmouth and on January 10, 1940 transferred to the 10th Searchlight Battery, RCA, at Halifax.  He transferred to “D: Troop, 103rd Heavy Battery on June 18, 1941 (Halifax). In 1944, he went overseas to the United Kingdom and arrived in France on August 25, 1944 and joined the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada. He returned to the United Kingdom after being slightly wounded between September 9, 1944 and January 12, 1945.  He returned to France with the Battalion and was killed in action in Germany, March 6, 1945. Private Muise served in Canada Between September 2, 1939 and June 29, 1941; in Newfoundland between June 30, 1941 and November 26, 1943; Canada between November 27, 1943 and July 20, 1944; in the United Kingdom between July 21, 1944 and August 24, 1944; in France between August 28, 1944 and September 8, 1944 when wounded; in the United Kingdom between September 9, 1944 and January 12, 1945; and in Northwest Europe between January 13, 1945 and March 6, 1945. Date of Death: March 6, 1945  Age: 27 Cemetery GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY Grave Reference XXI. D. 6. Commemorated on Page 548 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on November 17  Listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial (Muise, Arthur on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada findagrave.com    
Joseph Arthur Muise
Photo: Des Philippet
Joseph Arthur Muise (Pre-War) Joseph Arthur Muise (on left) Joseph Arthur Muise (on left)
Joseph Arthur Muise (standing); Lawrence Cottreau (sitting)