Besant, Norman J. S. (N. J.) Rank Gunner, Corporal Service # A4344 Unit # Royal Canadian Artillery Resident Chatham Served over five years. Spent eighteen months in service in Newfoundland and Labrador. Acted as Corporal for a time but reverted to Private for overseas duty. NORMAN was stationed in Halifax, NS. in Mary of 1942 when he was dranted leave to visit his mother Mrs. Eli Marchand of Centre St., Chatham, ON. CDN 21/05/42. Discharged November 30th 1945. Notice something wrong with this record? Or, do you have something to add? Report it using our online form.