Wounded on September 8, 1944 and died of wounds later that day.
The Black Watch Royal Highland Regiment of Canada war diary reports on September 8, 1944:
Looberghe, France - Weather - clear, cold and high wind. MR Sheet 2. 1:25000 H1673 (Rue de Coppenaxfort and Rue de Brouckerque)
Today the Battalion moved forward to Looberghe. Leaving Bourgbourg "C" Company went by another route to H1677 (Rue Gaston Dereudre) where they attacked Coppenaxfort, suffering some casualties in this encounter. The total number of prisoners taken by the unit was in the vicinity of 250 by 2130 hrs that night and a disreputable lot they were. Many Arms of the service was represented therein, Artillery, Infantry, Anti Aircraft and Mountain troops to mention a few.
Had 3 brothers in the Army. Twins Lloyd and Lorne (Royal Canadian Artillery) and Cedric in the Navy.
His brother Lloyd, first reported missing May 23, 1944, was later listed as prisoner of war in Germany.
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