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George Percy Muise
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George Percy Muise 282943 Private 219th Battalion; 85th Battalion August 12, 1896 Yarmouth, NS March 20, 1916 Yarmouth NS Yarmouth NS 19 5 feet, 5 inches light light brown brown 29th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, Yarmouth NS Married Teamster Teresa Muise (Wife), Regent St., Yarmouth, NS March 18, 1966 Our Lady of Cavalry Roman Catholic, Yarmouth, NS Military Medal Louis Muise was the son of Martha Muise and husband of Teresa Muise Yarmouth NS. At enlistment he was the father of George Peter Muise (4 months). He had lost his father and a brother to pneumonia and a sister to tuberculous. Enlisting with the 219th Battalion at Yarmouth he departed for overseas, arriving in England on the SS Olympic on October 18, 1916. He was transferred from the 219th Battalion to the 17th Reserve Battalion at Bramshott. On June 1, 1917 he was admitted to the Canadian Military Hospital at Bramshott suffering from pleurisy. Following his recovery he returned to the 17th Reserve Battalion and was then taken on strength with the 85th Battalion on November 10, 1917. He proceeded to France and joined the forces in the field. He suffered a bullet wound to the left leg while in action against the enemy at Valenciennes on October 23, 1917. He was taken to the 12th Canadian Field Ambulance on October 24, and to No 57 Casualty Clearing Station. On October 26 he was admitted to No 1 South African General Hospital where it was necessary to amputate his left leg below the knee. He was then transferred to England and invalided to Canada, departing England on the SS Araguaya, on May 21, 1919 arriving Canada on May 31, 1919. He was hospitalized in Canada until October 30, 1919. He was given a medical discharge at Halifax on November 3, 1919 having served in Canada, England and France. He was 23 years of age.