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Joseph Raymond Meuse
Joseph Raymond Meuse 2163351 Gunner 1st Reinforcing Draft No 8. Siege Battery, Royal Canadian Garrison Artillery October 9, 1895 Eel Brook, Yarmouth Co., NS January 27, 1917 Halifax, NS Eel Brook, Yarmouth Co., NS 21 5 feet, 6 inches Ruddy Brown Blue Royal Canadian Garrison Artillery (April 17, 1916 to enlistment) School Teacher Single Roman Catholic Thomas William Meuse (Father) Eel Brook, Yarmouth Co., NS May 10, 1919 (Demobilization at Halifax) December 8, 1965 Gate of Heaven Cemetery 1 Plot: M Grave: 122 Joseph Raymond Meuse was the son of Thomas William Meuse [1864-1954] and Rose Elizabeth (Brown) Muese [1872-1956]. One of fourteen children, he was the eldest son. A brother Samuel Eli Meuse (Muise) [b.1899] also served during World War I. Having served in Canada from April 17, 1916, Joseph went overseas to England on the SS Southland in 1917. Taken on strength at Stowlangtoft, Suffolk on February 28, 1917 he proceeded overseas to France for service with the 6th Canadian Siege Battery on April 27, 1919. He joined the unit in the field on May 3, 1917. He was granted fourteen days leave to the United Kingdom on March 8, 1918 and returned to France on March 26, 1918. He arrived in England on March 30, 1919 and returned to Canada on the SS Mauritania arriving there on May 3, 1919. He was discharged on demobilization at Halifax on May 10, 1919. On October 9, 1929 he married Winnifred Cecilia Burns [1899-1980] in Halifax. There were two sons, Francis William Meuse [1930-2012] and Harvie Jospeh Meuse [1932-2009]. Gunner Joseph Meuse died December 8, 1965 and is buried in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville, Halifax Co., NS
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