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Peter Jarvis Moulaison
Peter Jarvis Moulisong (Moulaison) 1099758 Private 25th Battalion November 20, 1891 Abrams River January 30, 1917 Yarmouth, NS Yarmouth. NS 26 5 feet, 5 inches Dark Dark Brown Brown 29 Battery Field Artillery (Yarmouth) Mill Hand Single Roman Catholic Louise Moulisong (Moulaison) (Mother) Yarmouth, NS November 19, 1919. December 23, 1923 33 Tuberculous (related to military service) Eel Brook (Sainte Anne) Roman Catholic Cemetery Peter Jarvis Moulaison was the son of Simon Moulaison and Annie Louise (Muise) Moulaison. His father died prior to his enlistment and he was living on Clement Avenue, Yarmouth, NS. He enlisted on January 30, 1917 at Yarmouth with the 256th Railway Construction Battalion. He embarked Canada on June 23, 1917 and disembarked in the United Kingdom on July 5, 1917. On July 25, 1917 he was taken on strength with the 26th Reserve Battalion at Bramshott Camp. He was transferred to the 17th Reserve Battalion on October 15, 1917 and on November 18, 1917 he proceeded to France arriving there the following day for service with the 25th Battalion. He joined the Battalion in the field on December 11, 1917. On October 9, 1918 the battalion attacked the Canal de L’ Escaut in the push toward Cambrai. Private Moulaison was seriously wounded by a gun shot to his left leg causing a compound fracture on October 9, 1918. From the field hospital in France he was returned to England and admitted to the Barry Road Military Hospital, Northampton where his left leg was amputated on November 18, 1918. Invalided to Canada on June 10, 1919 he was admitted to Camp Hill Hospital in Halifax on July 28, 1919 and discharged for transfer to Sainte-Anne-De-Beaupré hospital between August 4, 1919 and August 19, 1918. From there he was transferred to the Orthopaedic Military Hospital in Toronto for an artificial limb. He returned to Camp Hill Hospital on November 5, 1919. He was discharged from the military on November 19, 1919. After discharge from the military he married Anne Helena (Leena) Doucette of Tusket, aged 25 the daughter Urban Doucette and Mary Hubbard Doucette of Tusket at St. Ambrose Church, Yarmouth on June 17, 1923. The official record of marriage lists his name as Peter Gervais Moulaison. Peter Jarvis Moulaison fell ill on September 10, 1923 and died of tuberculous on December 31, 1923. His death certificate lists his occupation as carpenter/ex-soldier. His death was attributed to war service. While the military attestation record lists the name Peter Jarvis Moulisong, other official records spell the surname as Moulison and/or Moulaison and the middle name as Jarvis, Jarvais and/or Gervais. The WWI military records lists his widow as Mary L. Moulison of Tusket, Yarmouth Co., NS.
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Source: Photo of Moulaison: courtesy of Austin Saulnier Library and Archives Canada findagrave.com