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Eldon LeRoy Morine Service Number: 283557 Rank: Private Unit: Canadian Expeditionary Force Division: 219th Battalion and 85th Battalion Date of Birth: October 10, 1889 Place of Birth: Bear River, Nova Scotia, Canada Date of Enlistment: May 26, 1916 Place of Enlistment: Bear River, Nova Scotia, Canada Age at Enlistment: 18 and 11 months Height: 5 Feet; 10 ½ inches Previous Military: 7th Battery Artillery (3 years) Trade: Lumberman Marital Status: Single Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Annie Morine (Mother) Bear River, NS Date of Death: April 9, 1917 Age at Death: 26 Cemetery: Canadian Cemetery No. 2, Neuville-St. Vaast, Pas De Calais, France Eldon departed Halifax October 12, 1916 aboard the SS Olympic and arrived in Liverpool, England on October 18, 1916. He transferred from the 219th to the 85th Battalion at Camp Witley in the UK on December 28, 1916. He crossed from England to France via Boulogne February 10, 2017. He was killed in action on April 9, 1917 Commemorated on Page 297 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 29 Listed on the Bear River Memorial
Eldon LeRoy Morine