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Remembering Those Who Served Yarmouth Town and County 1914 - 1918
Name: Service No Rank Battalion/Service Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Date of Enlistment: Age at Enlistment: Height: Hair Colour: Eye Colour: Place of Enlistment: Address at Enlistment: Marital Status: Trade: Religion: Next of Kin: Additional Information:
Edmund Ross Pinckney 3188291 Private 1st Depot Battalion, Nova Scotia Regiment May 30, 1897 Central Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., NS June 7, 1918 21 5 feet, 8 inches Light Dark Brown Aldershot, NS Central Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., NS Single Farmer Congregational Church William D. Pinckney (Father) Central Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., NS Private Pinckney having served with the Nova Scotia Regiment in England sailed from Liverpool, England on the troopship SS Winnifredian on July 18, arriving in Halifax, Nova Scotia on July 28, 1919. He was discharged from military service at Halifax, NS on August 2, 1919. He married Beatrice Churchill, moved to Boston for several years and returned home to take over the family farm in Chebogue when his father became ill. Edmund Ross died on October 14, 1956, aged 59; his wife died on November 27, 1985, aged 86. Both are buried in the Chebogue Cemetery, Town Point Rd. Rockville, Yarmouth Co., NS. Of incidental interest, Edmund Ross Pinckney’s uncle, David Pinckney lived in the much photographed Clements-Pinckney house in Chebogue, Yarmouth Co. Photos: Courtesy of Crystal Hilton Library and Archives Canada
Edmund Ross Pinckney - 1919
Edmund Ross Pinckney
Private Pinckney (right)
Clement-David Pinckney’s house Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., NS (1950’s)
Clement-David Pinckney’s house Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., NS Annie Mae Pinckney