BOATFIELD, JACK

Birthdate
Birthplace
Lauder, Manitoba, Canada
Age
25
Parents
Son of William and Edith Boatfield of Napinka, Manitoba, Canada
Religion
Presbyterian
Occupation
Mechanic
Service number
H/77433
Engagement
1941-06-25
Disembarked
1944-07-09, France
Date of death
1944-10-10
Died
Died of wounds (accidentally)
Force
Rank
Awards
12th Manitoba Dragoons, R.C.A.C.
Plot 4 | Row F | Grave 12

"WE CANNOT, LORD THY PURPOSE SEE BUT ALL IS WELL THAT 'S DONE BY THEE"

Military grave
Additional info

Qualified Driver Mechanic Group "C" on April 29, 1943.

Awarded the Croix de Guerre 1940 Avec Palme. This award was granted in recognition of outstanding contribution towards the liberation of Belgium in the Second World War.

Died as result shell fragment wound to head due to mine exploding during weapon training.