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George Prouty
Name: Service No Rank Battalion/Service Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Date of Enlistment: Place of Enlistment: Address at Enlistment: Age at Enlistment: Height: Complexion: Hair Colour: Eye Colour: Martial Status: Religion Trade: Next of Kin: Date of Death:
George Prouty 1060201 85 Private 246th Battalion/85th Battalion December 24, 1894 Malding, Mass, US November 21, 1916 Halifax Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS 22 5 feet, 9 inches ruddy brown brown Single (at enlistment) Baptist Fisherman Mrs. G. Prouty (Mother) Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS Violet L. Prouty (Wife) Pubnico, Yarmouth Co., NS (January, 1917) August 14, 1948 Gorge Prouty was the son of George A. and Adeleine (Dulong) Prouty. He enlisted with the 246th Battalion in November 1916. On January 1, 1917 he married Violet L. Goodwin at Yarmouth. He embarked Canada on the SS Olympic at Halifax on May 31, 1917 and disembarked at Liverpool, England on June 9, 1917. At Bramshott he was transferred to the 17th Reserve Battalion and was taken on strength with the 85th Battalion in France on November 28, 1917. On September 12, 1918 he suffered an accidental gun shot wound to his left ankle and was admitted to to No.136 Field Hospital and on September 17, was transferred to No 54 Hospital located in Aubergue, France (known as the London General) He lost partial function to his right ankle. On September 19, 1918 he returned to Bramshott Camp in England. He returned to Canada on the SS Prinses Juliana on February 8, 1919. He was discharged at Halifax March 10, 1919.
SS Prinses Juliana