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Nelson Amiro
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Nelson Amiro 274123 / 666870 Private 216th Battalion March 2, 1899 Yarmouth NS February 18, 1917 Yarmouth NS Yarmouth NS 18 5 feet fair dark brown blue Single Roman Catholic Mill Hand Mrs. Rose Amiro (Mother) Yarmouth NS NA The son of Henry and Rose Amiro of Yarmouth, NS, Nelson departed for England with the 216th Battalion on May 3, 1917 and arrived in England on May 14, 1917. He was transferred to the 3rd Reserve Battalion at West Sandlind. He became ill with pneumonia and his deteriorating medical condition while under training was assessed by a medical board in December of 1917. It was determined that he was medically unfit to continue service. He was returned to Canada on March 11, 1918 and admitted to Camp Hill Hospital, Halifax. He was released and discharged at Halifax May 30, 1919. Prior to his enlistment he served for three months with the 29th Canadian Field Artillery at Yarmouth. Prior to his enlistment with the 216th Battalion he served three months with the 165th Battalion enlisting at St. John on November 1, 1916. (666870) He was discharged from the 165th on February 8, 1917. He then re-enlisted with the 216th Battalion at Yarmouth on February 18, 1917.