Qualified Driver I/C Class 3 (Wheeled) on February 19, 1943.
Overseas on March 29, 1943.
Awarded One Good Conduct Badge on April 27, 1944.
Wounded on August 27, 1944. (presumable shell fragment.)
Disembarked in France on February 18, 1945.
Assigned to 1 Motor Amb Coy, R.C.A.S.C.
Had a brother in the Army. Roger Gauthier D/22558.
Information from Canadian Military Headquarters stating that Pte J.F.J.P. Gauthier died on the 12th of March 1945, from injuries sustained due to falling down a staircase in a public house in Lessines, Belgium on the 10th of March 1945.
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.
Everything has been collected and processed voluntarily by Michael van de Velde, Netherlands. Along the way I had great support from expert researchers and other volunteers. Thank you!