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.
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.