LYTTLE, DOUGLAS SMITH

Birthdate
Birthplace
Buckhorn, Ontario, Canada
Age
19
Parents
Son of Foster and Katie Lyttle of Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
Religion
Church of England
Occupation
Truck driver
Service number
C/122166
Engagement
1943-09-01
Disembarked
1944-08-26
Date of death
1944-09-12
Died
Belgium, Died of wounds
Force
Rank
Awards
Essex Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Plot 1 | Row C | Grave 8

"SAFE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS"

Military grave
Additional info

1944-04-11
Seems to be adjusting well to Army life, but does not Infantry. He is making fair progress with the 10 week basic training. It seems that he could do much better if he tried. He has had no crimes. Wants to become a driver. L. Newman, Captain.

1944-06-30
Lyttle is getting along fairly well with the training and wishes to get overseas soon where he hopes to be transferred to C.F.C. (Canadian Forestry Corps) on claim by an elder brother in that Corps. M.L. Entwistle, Captain.

1944-07-04
Good conduct, but is cocky and independent. A good soldier. M.L. Entwistle, Captain.

1944-07-04
Examination of the foregoing and interview indicate suitability for overseas in C.I.C. (Operational) as non-tradesman. H. Small, Captain.

Brothers Robert and Clifford served with the Canadian Forestry Corps.