Private Thomas Irvine “Irv” Earle

Private Thomas Irvine “Irv” Earle

Birth
Sydney, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 8 Apr 1945 (aged 20)
Netherlands
Burial Holten, Rijssen-Holten Municipality, Overijssel, Netherlands
Plot I. H. 15.
Memorial ID 14040735 · View Source
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Private T. I. Earle was killed in action at the Shipbeck Canal near the village of Bathmen in the Netherlands, during the struggle for the Liberation of Holland.
"By dyke and river and canal, the way was rough and long." ('No Retreating Footsteps' ['Cos Cheum Nach Gabh Tilleadh' is the motto of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders.]

Military Service-
Service Number: F/36315
Age: 20
Force: Army
Unit: North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Son of Thomas L. and Margaret J. (née Irvine) Earle of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Private Thomas Irvine Earle is commemorated on Page 512 of Canada's Second World War Book of Remembrance.


Inscription

North Nova Scotia Highlanders R.C.I.C.
"AND I WILL DWELL
IN THE HOUSE OF THE LORD
FOR EVER."

Gravesite Details F/36315

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