BULGER, HAROLD GABRIEL

Birthdate
Birthplace
Lot 11, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Age
26
Parents
Son of Gabriel and Annie Marion Bulger of Portage, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Religion
Roman Catholic
Occupation
Farmer
Service number
F/60610
Engagement
1940-07-31
Disembarked
1944-07-26
Date of death
1944-09-10
Died
Killed in action, Belgium
Force
Awards
Algonquin Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Plot 9 | Row A | Grave 5
Military grave
Additional info

Awarded the Good Conduct Badge on September 11th, 1943.

The Algonquin War Diary reports: "Oostercampe" (Oostkamp) September 10th, 1944. In the morning the remainder of the bn (battalion) moved into an area outside Oostercampe MR 862926 (area between today's Gruuthuselaan and 'de Cellen' castle.) F and B sheet 21 and 31. The bridge had been completed at 0500 hrs but enemy resistance continued on the east bank of the canal de Ghent. At 2100 hrs C Coy was ordered to cross the canal and consolidate at Eekhoute farm MR 870951(Van Cailliedreef) F and B sheet 21 and 31 by passing through the A & SH of  C (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada). The position was taken and held against continuous enemy fire. Casualties were reported to be 4 killed (L/Cpl Bulger F/60610, Pte Mc EACHERN A/105378, Sgt MYERS L/100000 and Cpl PARYSEK B/54708) and 4 wounded. Capt MASON was wounded in the foot.