Clayton Everett Moss

    • Clayton Everett Moss
    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45
    • Clayton Everett Moss

    We regret to advise of the death of Clayton Everett Moss on 24 February 2016 at the Veteran Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, in his 96th year.

    Clayton was born in Tracadie, NS. He completed his Grade IX at the Truro school and, in his younger years, worked for the Canadian National Railway as a redcap at the Truro Railway Station. He joined the Royal Canadian Engineers in New Brunswick in 1940 and served in England and fought through Northwest Europe. After returning home after the war in 1945 Clayton moved to Toronto and started to work for Samuel Steel as crane operator.

    Clayton was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 344. Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26 Truro, will conduct a Legion Tribute Service at 5:45 p.m., Friday, 11 March 2016. Following this, Clayton’s family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at the Mattatal-Varner Funeral Home (55 Young St, Truro) where the funeral service will also be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, 12 March 2016.. Reception will follow. The interment will take place at Robie Street Cemetery.

    Donations in Clayton’s memory to Zion United Baptist Church are welcomed. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family at: [khMar2016}

    We have reprinted an article from the Truro Daily News: Former Truro Solider Continues to Serve His Country