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Obit - Edward J. Carmichael, The Halifax Mail, Tuesday, June 19, 1945

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Obit - Edward J. Carmichael, The Halifax Mail, Tuesday, June 19, 1945

Posted: 997226708000
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 1034462737000
Surnames: Carmichael, Robarts, Miller, Meehan, Bassett
The Halifax Mail – Obituary
Tuesday, June 19, 1945
Edward J. Carmichael

Windsor, June 18 – There passed away in P.M. Hospital today, Edward James Carmichael, veteran of the First Great War, in which he saw overseas service in the 25th Nova Scotia Battalion after enlisting in the 112th Battalion in which he went overseas. He was wounded at Mount St. Elois, when an enemy plane bombed the encampment. He went back in the lines after recovery.
He was employed at the old cotton factory and after returning from over seas at the Windsor Foundry as a moulder, and later was a fireman at Avon Valley Greenhouses, where he was employed until failing health enforced retirement several years ago. He was admitted to hospital May 30th.
Mr. Carmichael was born in Windsor, in 1875, son of John Carmichael, a shipwright of Windsor. He was a Forester and a faithful member of Hants County Branch Canadian Legion.
Mrs. Carmichael died last October 3rd. Surviving are sons, Jack, Edwin, Frederick, and Frank. One son, Redvers, was killed in action in France, while serving in the 25th Battalion. There are three daughters, Mrs. Edith Robarts, Windsor; Mrs. Florence Miller, Halifax and Mrs. Evelyn Meehan, Marblehead, Mass.; also one brother Herbert Carmichael, Welland, Ont.; and sister, Mrs. W. Bassett, Stratford, Conn.
The body will rest at Lohnes’ Undertaking parlors until Thursday afternoon when funeral services will be held at Windsor Baptist Church at 2:00 o’clock. Members of the Canadian Legion will conduct their burial service at the grave.
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