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John Moshein Irvine

In memory of:

Able Seaman John Moshein Irvine

February 21, 1946

Military Service


Service Number:

V/90288

Age:

19

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Canadian Navy Reserve

Division:

H.M.C.S. Stadacona

Additional Information


Son of Mitchell and Ida Irvine, of Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 585 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FORT MASSEY CEMETERY (HALIFAX)
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. E. Grave 306.

Location:

Fort Massey Cemetery is located at the junction of Queen and South Streets in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is bounded to the west by Holy Cross Cemetery. The Fort Massey Cemetery was established c. 1778, in conjunction with Fort Massey, to serve as a burial place for the garrison of the Fort. Today it contains the remains of those who served in Canada's military as well as the remains soldiers dating back to the British occupation of Halifax. In some cases relatives of military personnel and certain civilians, who had involvement with the military, were also interred there. Fort Massey Cemetery is significant for it's long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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