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Lieutenant Raymond Hart Massey

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1896-08-30
Place of birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Next of kin: Chester D. Massey, 519 Jarvis St., Toronto, Ontario
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Student at Victoria College
Occupation (normalized): Other Professional, Technical and Related Workers Not Elsewhere Classified
Religion: Methodist
Date of death: 1983-07-29

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: NA
Rank detail

Lieutenant, 4th Artillery Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery (Army).

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes
Battle wounded/killed: Wounded and shell shocked in 1916. returned to Canada for recovery

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 137271
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2, image 3
Service file: B6020-S011
Uploader's Notes: Raymond Hart Masey became a Canadian Army Officer after COTC training at College An 8 week Artilley Course in Kingston Onario made him an Artillery Officer Raymond Massey as wounded in the Zillebeke engagement (Mount Sorrel) in 1916 and returned to Canada and United States for recovery before serveing in Siberia in 1918 where was put in charge of entertainment at Vladivostok and became a stage Actor. Raymond returned to Canada after WW1 and his Family Farm Toronto Manufacturing business for a few years. Raymond Hart Massey joined the Canadian Army as a Field Artillery Officer during WW2 and Major Massey was invalided from the Canadian Army in 1943 and became an American citizen in 1944.Raymond Massey became a well known Television and movie actor in the 1950s and 1960s before dieing in Los Angeles of Pneumonia at age 86 on 29 July 1983. Raymond Hart Massey is buried in the Beaverdale Memorial Park in New Haven Connecticut USA.
Uploader's Research notes: Raymond Hart Masey became a Canadian Army Officer after COTC training at College An 8 week Artilley Course in Kingston Onario made him an Artillery Officer Raymond Massey as wounded in the Zillebeke engagement (Mount Sorrel) in 1916 and returned to Canada and United States for recovery before serveing in Siberia in 1918 where was put in charge of entertainment at Vladivostok and became a stage Actor. Raymond returned to Canada after WW1 and his Family Farm Toronto Manufacturing business for a few years. Raymond Hart Massey joined the Canadian Army as a Field Artillery Officer during WW2 and Major Massey was invalided from the Canadian Army in 1943 and became an American citizen in 1944.Raymond Massey became a well known Television and movie actor in the 1950s and 1960s before dieing in Los Angeles of Pneumonia at age 86 on 29 July 1983. Raymond Hart Massey is buried in the Beaverdale Memorial Park in New Haven Connecticut USA.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2005-04-13
Last modified: 2015-10-07