HENRY, JOSEPH

Birthdate
Birthplace
Roseau River, Manitoba, Canada
Age
22
Parents
Son of Thomas and Philomene Henry of Roseau River, Manitoba, Canada
Religion
Roman Catholic
Occupation
Labourer
Service number
H/14123
Engagement
1943-08-30
Disembarked
1944-09-10, France
Date of death
1944-10-20
Died
Killed in action, Belgium
Force
Rank
Awards
Algonquin Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Plot 12 | Row G | Grave 4

"BELOVED HUSBAND OF ALICE, DEAR SON OF T. AND P. HENRY. "FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS""

Military grave
Additional info

Henry is undoubtedly, and Indian lad of outstanding qualities. He is alert, quiet spoken but expresses himself well. He M test indicates low average army ability. He should prove trainable without difficulty, as his learning ability is above average.

1943-08-30
Good average soldier, excellent training record and good rifle shot. Seems to be a quiet, alert soldier, keen on the army and appears to be dependable. Requests D&M if possible and would seems excellent material for this course. W.G. Mann, Captain.

1943-11-20
Enlisted at Winnipeg on 30 Aug 43. Had Basic Training at Brampton, Ontario. Came to No. 2 CAC TR at Borden on 15 Nov 43. Had good conduct record to date. 
This young Chippewa Indian seems of average native learning ability. He has a pleasing personality and is well adjusted to army conditions. He is anxious for training D&M and seems well suited for it.

Came to No.2 CAC TR at Borden on 16-11-43. Had G.M.T. and qual. as Driver class 3 (Wheel).
Inspection of documents and interview indicate that this man is suitable for service Overseas (operational) in C.A.C. as Driver I/C (Wheel). D. Sandulak, Lieutenant.

Had 2 brothers in the army. Trooper Albert Henry and Private Clifford Henry. Both not reported as war dead.