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Friday, August 19, 2022


Pte. Edward Richards - photo courtesy of NABHM

Pte. Edward Richards

Private Edward Richards, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Richards of 1078 California St., Windsor was wounded overseas in October of 1944. Following the end of WWII Richards re-enlisted in the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

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Cpl. E. Richards, 8th Recce Regiment A. Sgn.

Cpl. E. Richards served in the Canadian Army in Belgium, Holland, and Germany. He was “somewhere in Germany” when he penned the letter included in the letters home section of this website.

Pte. Maurice Richards - photo courtesy of NABHM

Pte. Maurice Richards

Maurice Richards was born in Montreal and moved to Windsor with his family at a young age. Pte. Maurice Richards was serving a tour of duty in Italy when he was killed in action.

In Memory of

A/116778, 1 Base Reinforcement Depot, General List, Canadian Army
who died on 21 February 1944

Remembered with honour


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Glenn Robbins

LAC. W. K. Rock, R.C.A.F

LAC. W. K. Rock, R.C.A.F

Kenneth Rock, son of Mrs. Louise Rock of 1055 Windsor Avenue, is at the top of his class at No. 9 E.F.T.S., St. Catherines. Rock was the first African Canadian to receive training at the facility.

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Abbey Scott

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Pte. Walter R. Scott

Abram Shreve - photo courtesy of Irene Moore

Abram Shreve

Abram Shreve was born in Raleigh Township and moved to Windsor in 1933. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces during WWII. After the war Mr. Shreve was a dedicated member of the Royal Canadian Legion for many years. He was committed to honouring veterans and helping ensure their quality of life. In 1976 Abram Shreve was elected as the first African Canadian president of a Royal Canadian Legion branch.

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Pte. Arthur F. Shreve

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Raymond Strain

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