Bruce his father was a Gunner in the Canadian Army. Bruce had 4 brothers in the Army.
Awarded One Good Conduct Badge September 5, 1941.
This man has good physical proportions and fair appearance. He has been on search light crew during the entire course of the war. He likes the Army but is anxious to see action in an active theatre of war. For this purpose he has volunteered for the parachute battalion. His M score qualifications are inadequate to satisfy the paratroop requirements, but he is a good man for overseas service in Artillery.
Overseas on August 4, 1944.
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.