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Émile Mazerolle

In memory of:

Rifleman Émile Mazerolle

January 1, 1944

Camp Niigata-Rinko 5B, Osaka, Japan

Military Service


Service Number:

E/30555

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medals and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

May 3, 1918
Peters Mills, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

October 3, 1940
Sussex, New Brunswick

Son of Belonie Mazerolle and Mary Louise Doiron, of Peters Mills, Kent, New Brunswick.

He served in New Brunswick, in Newfoundland with Force W, in Québec, in Hong Kong with Force C and in Japan as prisoner of war. He was accidentally killed in a typhoon.

Commemorated on Page 381 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Sec. A. D. 11.

Location:

YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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