CHURCHILL, BRUCE WILBUR

Birthdate
Birthplace
Sandford, Yarmouth, North Nova Scotia, Canada
Age
23
Parents
Son of Ralph Lloyd and Ethel Churchill of Yarmouth, North Nova Scotia, Canada
Religion
Baptist
Occupation
Fisherman
Service number
F/7185
Engagement
1939-09-05
Disembarked
1944-09-04, France
Date of death
1944-09-29
Died
Accident, Netherlands
Force
Rank
Awards
Algonquin Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Plot 7 | Row G | Grave 12

"IN LOVING MEMORY OF HUSBAND AND FATHER. GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN"

Military grave
Additional info

Father was Gunner in the Canadian Army. Had 4 brothers in the Army. None were killed in action.

Awarded Good Conduct Badge 1941-09-05

Served previously as Gunner, 6th Anti Aircraft Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery.

1944-07-24
Training record and examination of the foregoing indicate this man is suitability for Overseas operational duties, C.I.C. Qualifications: Tradesman, - Cook - Group "C", 11 Apr 40.

The Algonquin war diary reports on September 29, 1944: Though there was no enemy action in Hulst, Netherlands we had 2 casualties when a Bren gun misfired. Pte Churchill was accidentally killed and Pte Poole wounded.