GREEN, WILLIAM

Birthdate
Birthplace
Fort William, Ontario, Canada
Age
20
Parents
Son of Margaret Green of Fort William, Ontario, Canada
Religion
United Church of Canada
Occupation
Labourer
Service number
H/11136
Engagement
1939-09-18
Disembarked
1944-07-23, France
Date of death
1944-09-07
Died
France, Killed in action
Force
Fallen Buddies
Awards
Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), R.C.I.C.
Plot 7 | Row G | Grave 10

"GOD GIVETH, GOD TAKETH AWAY"

Military grave
Additional info

Overseas on December 19, 1939.

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.

GREEN, STANLEY
Temporary grave maker.