HILLGARTNER, ROY HOWARD

Birthdate
Birthplace
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Age
31
Parents
Son of Alvin and Edith May Hillgartner of Binbrook, Ontario, Canada
Religion
United Church
Occupation
School teacher
Service number
B/155376
Engagement
1944-04-27, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
Disembarked
1944-09-01, France
Date of death
1944-09-12
Died
Belgium, Died of wounds
Force
Rank
Awards
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada
Plot 4 | Row F | Grave 6

"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"

Military grave
Additional info

First enlistment on July 31, 1942 Toronto, Ontario Canada. (Royal Hamilton Light Infantry).

Shows very special intelligence, good appearance, sound stability, co-operative and ambitious for advancement. Height - 5'10. Weight 185 lbs. Is well developed, inclined to be slow of movement and thought, but is deliberate and would be hard worker for anything he takes an interest in. Would recommend this man to be considered as Officer material and placed for observation at Basic Training and at discretion of O.C.

Overseas on May 25, 1944.

Donated blood on July 7, 1944.

Assigned to the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada on September 4, 1944.

Had 2 brothers in the Army. Harry Leonard and Ralph Lewis.