JAEGER, DONALD ADOLPHEUS

Birthdate
Birthplace
Watrous, Saskatchewan, Canada
Age
21
Parents
Son of Edward August and Christine Jaeger of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Religion
Lutheran
Occupation
Clerk (hardware store)
Service number
L/106226
Engagement
1943-06-11
Disembarked
1944-09-01, France
Date of death
1944-10-05
Died
Killed in action, Netherlands
Force
Rank
Awards
Algonquin Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Plot 3 | Row D | Grave 1

"BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART: FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD"

Military grave
Additional info

The Algonquin war diary reports on October 5, 1944: At 1645 hrs an arty and mortar barrage was laid down on the enemy positions in front of "B" Coy area and at 1700 hrs, 10 platoon, under Lt Tompkins, attacked the enemy position. The enemy had withdrawn and the platoon returned, still with no PW. On the way back they came under enemy mortar fire and suffered 6 casualties. Cpl Reed and Ptes Jaeger and Cameron were killed, Sjt Turcotte and L/Cpl Lock were wounded and L/Cpl Pepin is missing.

JAEGER, DONALD ADOLPHEUS