Remembering Those Who ServedWorld War I - Yarmouth Connections
Name:Service NoRankBattalion/ServiceDate 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:ReligionNext of Kin:Date of Discharge:Date of Death:Cemetery:Additional Information:
Ernest Louis Kelsey733954Sapper112th Battalion; 11th Canadian Railway TroopsMay 7, 1883Yarmouth, NSMarch 13, 1916Yarmouth NS325 feet, 5 inchesdarkbrownblackMarriedCook/PainterRoman CatholicMrs. Ida Kelsey (wife) Main St., Yarmouth, NSMarch 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.