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Everett Rupert James

In memory of:

Private Everett Rupert James

July 7, 1943

Military Service

Service Number:







West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


August 23, 1918
Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia


September 27, 1939
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

Son of Rupert and Lottie James. Husband of Dorothy Marion Marie James, of Chester, Nova Scotia.

He was one of 53 Canadians who lost their lives on July 4-5, 1943. They were travelling in convoy KMS-18B on their way to Sicily, Italy, for Operation Husky. Three ships (City of Venice, St. Essylt and Devis) were torpedoed and sunk by German u-boats in the Mediterranean Sea near Alger, Algeria.

Commemorated on Page 174 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

3. C. 3.


La Reunion War Cemetery lies 14 kilometres south-west of Bejaia on Route N12 to Algiers, which is some 250 kilometres west of Bejaia.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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