Discharged from 4th Field Ambulance Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps on July 15, 1942.
Assigned to the Lake Superior Regiment "C" Coy on November 19, 1942.
Qualified M.C. on December 28, 1942.
Qualified Driver I/C Wheeled on May 3, 1943.
Qualified Driver I/C Tracked on December 30, 1943.
Promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal on August 25, 1944.
Killed in action in the area of Bergues, France. The war diary reported 7 wounded and 3 killed on September 7, 1944.
Left school and enlisted at age 16. Joined the Field Ambulance because it was the only unit recruiting there. Does not like medical corps work. would like to have a course and learn to be fitter, both for service and for use after discharge.
Had a brother in the Army. Corporal Stanley Green (age 23) H/45589. He enlisted on June 10, 1940. He was a truck driver. He went overseas on August 23, 1942. He also disembarked to France on July 23, 1944 with "C" Coy, Lake Superior Regiment. Killed in action August 21, 1944 France. His remains are buried at Bretteville-sur-Laize, France. Plot 18, Row A, Grave 10.
Personal details have been collected from official Service Records and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. Some of the additional information has been provided by War Diaries, Libera Me (G.E. Spittael), Polder Fighting (R.W. Catsburg), Veterans Affairs Canada, WW2 Talk, Aircrew Remembered and other sources. The commonwealth-adegem.com website is not responsible for incorrect information.
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