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Black, M.

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Islay Soldier, Melville Black, Killed in Italy

Word has been received by Mrs. Samuel Thomas, Islay, that her eldest son, Melville Black, has been killed in action in Italy. Only two weeks previous, this gallant young soldier was recommended for decoration for gallantry in service.

Twenty years of age, Melville Black enlisted in Kingston with the Ordnance Corps and went overseas lage, noted as a sculptress, doing slightly over one year ago. [sic]

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Genealogical Resource
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Date of Publication:
22 Jun 1944
Personal Name(s):
Melville Black ; Samuel Thomas ; Evelyn Black ; Bert Black ; Ronnie Black ; Earl Black ; Lavern Black ; Luella Black ; Jean Black ; Buelah Black
World War II Service Files
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.46682 Longitude: -78.86628
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Black, M.