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Name: Service No Rank Battalion/Service Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Date of Enlistment: Place of Enlistment: Address at Enlistment: Age at Enlistment: Height: Complexion: Eye Colour: Hair Colour: Martial Status: Trade: Religion Next of Kin: Date of Discharge: Date of Death: Cemetery: Additional Information:
Ernest Louis Kelsey 733954 Sapper 112th Battalion; 11th Canadian Railway Troops May 7, 1883 Yarmouth, NS March 13, 1916 Yarmouth NS 32 5 feet, 5 inches dark brown black Married Cook/Painter Roman Catholic Mrs. Ida Kelsey (wife) Main St., Yarmouth, NS March 31, 1919 (Halifax, NS on demobilization) October 13, 1968 (Aged 81) Roman Catholic Cemetery, Yarmouth NS Ernest was the son of Elizabeth Kelsey, Yarmouth, NS; husband of Ida Kelsey and father of James Kelsey. Enlisting with the 112th Battalion at Yarmouth, he embarked Canada on July 23 and disembarked in the United Kingdom on July 31, 1916. He transferred to the Canadian Railway Troops at Witley on January 28, 1917. He served in Canada, England, and France.
Ernest Louis Kelsey
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