Had basic training with a good report. Went to advanced training and spent his time there as a field Artillery Driver. We re-tested here by mistake with a score of 104. Claims to be a trained Gunner in Anti Aircraft. Health is good. Stability normal. Lieutenant V.A. Fisher.
Assigned to the North Shore Regiment on August 7, 1944.
The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment war diary reports on October 7, 1944:
Boterhoek, Belgium MR 059993 (Grote boterhoek, Belgium).
Weather: Cloudy and visibility poor.
At 0800 hrs, the C.O. held an "O" Gp for a possible move, and at 0845 hrs the C.O. reported to 7 Brigade H.Q.
At 1215 hrs, "B" Coy moved to area MR 023013 (Moerhuizestraat/ Lievestraat, Belgium). "B" and "D" Coy were to put in attack over the canal in support of 7 Bde. "B" Coy was to push through Regina Rifles and consolidate. Then "D" Coy were to push through "B" Coy, but at 1500 hrs, Regina Rifles reported their bridge has been blown; so this part of the attack was called off until another bridge could be thrown across.
Forward Battalion H.Q., which had moved up to "B" Coy area, moved back to main Bn. "B" Coy also moved back to its original area.