VINCENT, JAMES HENRY

Birthdate
Birthplace
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Age
31
Parents
Son of George Arthur and Catherine Vincent of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Religion
Roman Catholic
Occupation
Truck Driver
Service number
D/156056
Engagement
1942-11-01, Peterboro, Ontario, Canada
Disembarked
1944-08-05, France
Date of death
1945-07-15
Died
Belgium, Died in road accident
Force
Rank
Regiment (Fallen buddies)
Awards
Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
Plot 10 | Row B | Grave 1

"BEAUTIFUL MEMORIES ARE ALL THAT ARE LEFT OF THE ONE WE LOVED AND SHALL NEVER FORGET"

Additional info

Transferred from Royal Canadian Artillery (Field) to Royal Canadian Army Service Corps on December 16, 1942.

Qualified Driver I/C Class 3 (Wheeled) On February 9, 1943.

Qualified Driver Mechanic Group "C" on April 27, 1943.

Overseas on September 15, 1943.

Att. to H.Q. A Tps Area 1 Canadian Army.

Pte Vincent J.H. died on the evening of 15 Jul 45 as the result of an accident when the 5 cwt Willys vehicle WD No M1165628, which he was driving left the road on the approach to the Balgerhoek bridge between Brugge and Eeklo, Belgium (within 1 km from Adegem Canadian War Cemetery) and with its occupants plunged into the canal below.

The vehicle carried a civilian Charles Caseart (age 17) of Gent, Belgium who also died as a result of the accident.