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Emerson Knox, 641st Ord. Co. (Amm.)

Emerson Know was stationed in Germany in May of 1943 when he wrote the letter included in the letters home section of this website.


 
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Rfn. Jack H. McCallum, Royal Winnipeg Rifles


 
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Roman McDowell


 
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Wilbur Nolan


 
Howard Olbey - photo courtesy of NABHM

Howard Olbey

Four sons of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Olbey of 131 King Street , Windsor, served in WWII. George, Howard, Wilfred and Orville all served in different units. Howard is pictured here. Howard Leroy Olbey was born in Chatham, Ontario on May 8, 1918 and enlisted in Chatham on April 9, 1942. He served in Canada as a Craftsman. He received the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and War Medal 1939 – 1945.

 
Trooper Orville Olbey

Trooper John Orville Olbey

Four sons of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Olbey of 131 King Street , Windsor, served in WWII. George, Howard, Wilfred and Orville all served in different units. Orville is pictured here.

 
Pte. M. Proctor -  Killed

Pte. M. Proctor – Killed

Private Joseph Martel Proctor, son of John Weseley Proctor and Margeary Proctor of Windsor, Ontario was a former student at Patterson High School. Private Proctor served with the Lincoln and Welland Regiment, R.C. I.C. in WWII. He was killed September 9, 1944 at the age of 21. Private Joseph Martel Proctor is interred in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery. To view the Commonwealth War Graves Commission certificate honouring Private Proctor please click here:

http://www.cwgc.org/search/certificate.aspx?casualty=2083476

A/116941, Lincoln and Welland Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Remembered with honour
ADEGEM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY


 
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Pte Eddie R. Pryor

Pte. Eddie R. Pryor served in Germany.

 
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