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Stanley Sydney Arnold Rafuse

In memory of:

Corporal Stanley Sydney Arnold Rafuse

July 20, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

F/48

Age:

44

Force:

Army

Unit:

Veterans Guard of Canada

Additional Information


Husband of Hazel C. F. Rafuse, of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 17 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. C. Grave 237.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles– In Memory of those who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles.
Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Stanley Rafuse– In Memory of Corporal Rafuse who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles and died during World War II.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Cross of Sacrifice in Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 20 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– A letter from his son. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo– Photo found in Stanley's service file, could be his son Bruce. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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