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Norman Earle Bush

In memory of:

Private Norman Earle Bush

September 16, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

639411

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Battalion

Additional Information


Born:

March 4, 1897
South Mountain, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 21, 1916
Merrickville, Ontario

Son of Theodore Bush of Smiths Falls, Ontario. Information courtesy of Merrickville Memorial Project, May 2002.

Commemorated on Page 211 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. R. 17.

Location:

Aix-Noulette is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 13 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. From Arras take the D937 towards Bethune. At Aix-Noulette, turn right at the church. The AIX-NOULETTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION are a few hundred metres on the left side of the road to Bully-Grenay.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation Paper (front)
  • Attestation Paper (back)
  • Photo of Norman Earle Bush– From "Our Heroes in The Great World War", compiled by J. H. De Wolfe, Patriotic Publishing Co., Ottawa, Ontario, 1919.
  • Merrickville Remembers– This project was sponsored jointly by the Canadian Legion Branch 245 and the Merrickville District Community Health Centre.  Serving on the Committee were Jack Jessop, Past President of Legion Branch 245;  Joyce McKay, who lost a brother in the Second World War;  Peter McKenna, Executive Director of Merrickville and District Community Health Centre;  and Jack Wilcox, who upon discharge from the Canadian Army in 1945, prepared the Sydney Academy Memorial Booklet honouring the students of the Academy who gave their lives in the Second World War.
  • Memorial Page– Norman Earl Bush is honoured on page 7 of the Merrickville Remembers booklet, published in January 2003.
  • Biography - page 1– Biography courtesy of the Lest We Forget remembrance initiative of the Smith Falls District Collegiate.
  • Biography - page 2– Biography courtesy of the Lest We Forget remembrance initiative of the Smith Falls District Collegiate.
  • Biography - page 3– Biography courtesy of the Lest We Forget remembrance initiative of the Smith Falls District Collegiate.

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