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Arthur John Surette Rank: Private Service No: F/86933 Regiment/Service: North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C.   Date of Birth: December 3, 1915 Place of Birth: Pinkney’s Point, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: July 12, 1941 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Age at Enlistment: 25 Height: 5 feet, 6 inches Previous Military Experience: 2nd West Nova Scotia Regiment (January 1941) Trade: Fisherman Martial Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs Emma Surette (Mother) Pinkney’s Point, Yarmouth Co., NS Arthur Surette was the son of Thomas and Roseanna Surette, of Pinkney's Point, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia, Canada.  He had four brother and one sister. He completed basic training at No. 60 CABTC Yarmouth between August 1, 1941 and October 1, 1941 and completed advanced training at Aldershot, NS.  He went overseas as re-enforcement for the North Nova Scotia Highlanders in December 1941. He was severely wounded in action by multiple gun shot wounds (grenade) June 7, 1944 and died June 11, 1944  (France). Date of Death: June 11, 1944 Age: 28 Cemetery: Brookwood Military Cemetery  (Surrey, England) Grave Reference: 55. I. 3. The 107th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 456 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 1    Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada    
Arthur John Surette