Lieutenant Edward Francis Arab (b. 1915), died at age twenty-nine on the frontlines in the Battle of the Scheldt (Holland). He was one of the youngest graduates of Dalhousie Law School (1937) and was the first president of the Canadian Lebanon Society (1938). He was the son of Louis A. Arab and Sadie Assiff. His paternal grandfather, Abraham, was among the first villagers from Diman (Lebanon) to settle in Nova Scotia. Over 6,367 Canadian soldiers either lost their lives, were wounded or became missing during the Battle of the Scheldt. Edward Francis Arab was laid to rest in the Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery in southwest Holland. (Photo: Lt. Edward Francis Arab.