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Elie Joseph Moulaison
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Elie Joseph Moulaison NA Corporal US Army November 18, 1894 Abrams River, Yarmouth Co., NS September 20, 1917 Massachusetts, US Melrose Mass. US 22 5 feet, 2 inches dark brown gray Single Seaman George and Margaret (Bourque) Moulaison (Parents) Middlesex, Mass. US December 12, 1976 (Melrose Mass. US; aged 82) Elie was the son of George and Margaret Moulaison. His parents moved to the United States in 1918 and resided in Melrose, Mass. US. Elie was the oldest of seven children. He and his brother, Edward J. Moulaison were born in Abrams River. The other children were born in the United States. Elie left Yarmouth, at the age of 20 ,on the SS Prince Arthur and arrived in Boston on June 15, 1908. He applied for US citizenship on November 10, 1915 and was living at 35 Otis St., Melrose, Mass. He enlisted in the US Army on September 20, 1917 and was discharged from service on July 31, 1919. In 1920, he married Victoria Mary Deveau. She was from Yarmouth, NS and had moved to the United States in 1917. They had four children, George Elie (1921-2204), Ruth Margaret (1923-2005), Francis Allen (1925-2015) and Robert John Moulaison (1929-1952) In 1921, Elie was lost at sea from a fishing smack for a week before being rescued. During the 1940 he worked as a carpenter. His son, Robert was killed in action while serving in Korea. Robert enlisted in US Army and served with CO K, 38th Infantry, as a Specialty Light Weapons Infantryman (Service No RA11218481) He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on October 12, 1952. He was awarded the Purple Heart and the Combat Infantryman's Badge. Elie Mouliason died on December 12, 1976 at Melrose, Mass. at the age of 82.