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Oakville at War
Who Served: Second World War
John MacMorran "Jock" Anderson. Chaplain to the Highland Light Infantry of Canada. Landed at Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Received two Military Crosses for courage and initiative in evacuating casualites under heavy enemy fire.
John MacMorran "Jock" Anderson. Chaplain to the Highland Light Infantry of Canada. Landed at Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Received two Military Crosses for courage and initiative in evacuating casualites under heavy enemy fire. Details
William James Archibald. Flight Sergeant with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Buried at Dunkirk, France, September 30, 1941. William is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
William James Archibald. Flight Sergeant with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Buried at Dunkirk, France, September 30, 1941. William is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Edwin Lusk Ashbury. Flight Lieutenant (pilot) with #521 Squadron. Killed in action October 28, 1944, at the age of 22. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Edwin Lusk Ashbury. Flight Lieutenant (pilot) with #521 Squadron. Killed in action October 28, 1944, at the age of 22. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
George Carman Atkins. Leading Aircraftman (pilot) with #11 Service Flying Training School, Yorkton, Saskatchewan. Killed October 15, 1943, at the age of 19. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
George Carman Atkins. Leading Aircraftman (pilot) with #11 Service Flying Training School, Yorkton, Saskatchewan. Killed October 15, 1943, at the age of 19. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Peter Barnicke. Pilot Officer (air gunner) with #138 Squadron. Killed in action November 9, 1944, at the age of 19. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Peter Barnicke. Pilot Officer (air gunner) with #138 Squadron. Killed in action November 9, 1944, at the age of 19. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Harry Barrett. Gunner for the 4th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, on leave in Brussels, Belgium in April, 1945.
Harry Barrett. Gunner for the 4th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, on leave in Brussels, Belgium in April, 1945. Details
Don Bastead. Sergeant, Middle Upper Gunner with the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1943 to 1945 with the 432 Leaside Squadron, stationed at East Moore, Yorkshire.
Don Bastead. Sergeant, Middle Upper Gunner with the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1943 to 1945 with the 432 Leaside Squadron, stationed at East Moore, Yorkshire. Details
James Beattie. Corporal with the Lorne Scots at Heathfield, Sussex, 1941.
James Beattie. Corporal with the Lorne Scots at Heathfield, Sussex, 1941. Details
James H. Bedlington. Lieutenant Cpl. with #1 Provost Coy, Canadian Provost Corps. Killed April 30, 1943, at the age of 28. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
James H. Bedlington. Lieutenant Cpl. with #1 Provost Coy, Canadian Provost Corps. Killed April 30, 1943, at the age of 28. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
John Patrick Blackham. Lieutenant with the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. Killed June 29, 1944. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
John Patrick Blackham. Lieutenant with the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. Killed June 29, 1944. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
William T. Bowles. Staff Sergeant with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, 1st Canadian Division, in Italy, 1944.
William T. Bowles. Staff Sergeant with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, 1st Canadian Division, in Italy, 1944. Details
Charles Lorne Bray. Flight Sergeant (pilot) with #103 Squadron. Killed in action April 25, 1942, at the age of 21. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Charles Lorne Bray. Flight Sergeant (pilot) with #103 Squadron. Killed in action April 25, 1942, at the age of 21. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Sid Brown. Gary Kress, Chuck Hamilton, Sid Brown and William Holbrook (left to right) at Stanley Barracks, Toronto, before going overseas with the Lorne Scots 2nd Division of the Royal Canadian Army, 1941.
Sid Brown. Gary Kress, Chuck Hamilton, Sid Brown and William Holbrook (left to right) at Stanley Barracks, Toronto, before going overseas with the Lorne Scots 2nd Division of the Royal Canadian Army, 1941. Details
Canboro Browne. Served overseas with the Queen's Own Battalion.
Canboro Browne. Served overseas with the Queen's Own Battalion. Details
Browne Brothers Garfield "Gar" (right) and Canboro "Can" (left) with the Queen's Own Battalion Band at the sport stadium in Berlin.
Browne Brothers Garfield "Gar" (right) and Canboro "Can" (left) with the Queen's Own Battalion Band at the sport stadium in Berlin. Details
Nat. Buchanan. Cadet killed in World War II. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Nat. Buchanan. Cadet killed in World War II. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Roland Montgomery Bull. Flying Officer (observer) with #410 Cougar Squadron. Killed in action April 10, 1943, at the age of 24. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll
Roland Montgomery Bull. Flying Officer (observer) with #410 Cougar Squadron. Killed in action April 10, 1943, at the age of 24. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll Details
Arthur Bullied. Leading Writer for the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. Served from December 1942 until demobilized in April 1946.
Arthur Bullied. Leading Writer for the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. Served from December 1942 until demobilized in April 1946. Details
Alvin Bumby. Joined the Royal Canadian Signal Corps in Hamilton the first week after war broke out in 1939, and was overseas from 1939-1946. Met and married his wife, Irene, a registered nurse in England, in 1942 during the war.
Alvin Bumby. Joined the Royal Canadian Signal Corps in Hamilton the first week after war broke out in 1939, and was overseas from 1939-1946. Met and married his wife, Irene, a registered nurse in England, in 1942 during the war. Details
Irene Bumby. Registered Nurse in England, worked "on relief" wherever needed, 1939-1944. Met Alvin Bumby during the war in 1942, married him, and came to Canada after the war.
Irene Bumby. Registered Nurse in England, worked "on relief" wherever needed, 1939-1944. Met Alvin Bumby during the war in 1942, married him, and came to Canada after the war. Details
Charles Daniel "Dan" Chisholm. Served as Staff Officer with the Lorne Scots in Ottawa, London, England, Italy, and Holland. Promoted during the war from Captain to Major.
Charles Daniel "Dan" Chisholm. Served as Staff Officer with the Lorne Scots in Ottawa, London, England, Italy, and Holland. Promoted during the war from Captain to Major. Details
Arthur Herbert Butler. Ordinary Seaman, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. Served on the H.M.C.S. Shawinigan. Killed November 24, 1944 at the age of 20. Commemorated on the Oakville High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Arthur Herbert Butler. Ordinary Seaman, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. Served on the H.M.C.S. Shawinigan. Killed November 24, 1944 at the age of 20. Commemorated on the Oakville High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
John Caird. Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force, 1942-1947; sometimes jointly attached to the Royal Canadian Air Force. John moved to Canada in 1957, and to Oakville in 1961.
John Caird. Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force, 1942-1947; sometimes jointly attached to the Royal Canadian Air Force. John moved to Canada in 1957, and to Oakville in 1961. Details
John and Marjorie Callingham (couple on the left).
John and Marjorie Callingham (couple on the left). Details
Robert and Evelyn Callingham, 1942.
Robert and Evelyn Callingham, 1942. Details
Ken Chambers. Flying Officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Served initially as a mechanic then as a pilot, from 1940 to 1945.
Ken Chambers. Flying Officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Served initially as a mechanic then as a pilot, from 1940 to 1945. Details
Emelda Chisholm Served as a military nurse during both world wars for the United States.
Emelda Chisholm Served as a military nurse during both world wars for the United States. Details
Frank Herbert "Herb" Chisholm, Jr. Served with the Lorne Scots in North Africa as Canadian personnel attached to British 5th Army.
Frank Herbert "Herb" Chisholm, Jr. Served with the Lorne Scots in North Africa as Canadian personnel attached to British 5th Army. Details
George Brock Chisholm.
George Brock Chisholm. Details
James Coakley. Served in the Canadian Armoured Corps, 1941-1946.
James Coakley. Served in the Canadian Armoured Corps, 1941-1946. Details
William I. Cook. Private with the Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps, Regiment B-147744, 1942-1946.
William I. Cook. Private with the Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps, Regiment B-147744, 1942-1946. Details
Jackson Chartis Cooke. Flight Sergeant (pilot) with #103 Squadron. Killed in action November 29, 1944, at the age of 20. Commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Jackson Chartis Cooke. Flight Sergeant (pilot) with #103 Squadron. Killed in action November 29, 1944, at the age of 20. Commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
John Cooper. Pilot (right) standing under a Halifax III Bomber Aircraft.
John Cooper. Pilot (right) standing under a Halifax III Bomber Aircraft. Details
Alan G. Cutmore. Enlisted, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve, 1942. Assigned to the Royal Navy as Petty Officer. Sailed on Royal Mail ship Camaronia to Glasgow, then aboard HMS Ferret and HMS Weston.
Alan G. Cutmore. Enlisted, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve, 1942. Assigned to the Royal Navy as Petty Officer. Sailed on Royal Mail ship Camaronia to Glasgow, then aboard HMS Ferret and HMS Weston. Details
William (Bill) Charles Cutmore. Volunteered for the First Special Service Force. Bill was with the Force from its mission in Kiska, Alaska, to its last mission in Menton, where he was killed in action, 1944.
William (Bill) Charles Cutmore. Volunteered for the First Special Service Force. Bill was with the Force from its mission in Kiska, Alaska, to its last mission in Menton, where he was killed in action, 1944. Details
George W. (Bud) Daikens. Joined the Royal Canadian Navy, serving on anti-submarine patrol in the North Atlantic, and on minesweeping patrol off Halifax, 1943-1945.
George W. (Bud) Daikens. Joined the Royal Canadian Navy, serving on anti-submarine patrol in the North Atlantic, and on minesweeping patrol off Halifax, 1943-1945. Details
Rose Daikens. Formerly Rose Cutmore. Employed at the "Small Arms" plant in Long Branch from early World War II until volunteering with the Royal Canadian Navy WRENs, in late 1942.
Rose Daikens. Formerly Rose Cutmore. Employed at the "Small Arms" plant in Long Branch from early World War II until volunteering with the Royal Canadian Navy WRENs, in late 1942. Details
Brothers Edward M. Davis and Robert W. Davis. Edward M. Davis (left) joined the Royal Navy and was posted to HMS Illustrious as a Torpedo Bomber Pilot. Robert W. Davis (right) joined the Shipwright Branch of the Royal Canadian Navy.
Brothers Edward M. Davis and Robert W. Davis. Edward M. Davis (left) joined the Royal Navy and was posted to HMS Illustrious as a Torpedo Bomber Pilot. Robert W. Davis (right) joined the Shipwright Branch of the Royal Canadian Navy. Details
William E. Davis. Served in North Africa, Holland and Germany until 1946.
William E. Davis. Served in North Africa, Holland and Germany until 1946. Details
Allan W. Day. Flying Officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force in the position of Wireless Air Gunner, 1943-1946.
Allan W. Day. Flying Officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force in the position of Wireless Air Gunner, 1943-1946. Details
Richard Boyd Dowding. Flying Officer (wireless operator air gunner) with #426 Thunderbird Squadron. Killed in action December 5, 1944, at the age of 21. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Richard Boyd Dowding. Flying Officer (wireless operator air gunner) with #426 Thunderbird Squadron. Killed in action December 5, 1944, at the age of 21. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Don Dowdle. Don Dowdle (right) and Frank MacCuden (left) with the Lorne Scots in Holland, 1944.
Don Dowdle. Don Dowdle (right) and Frank MacCuden (left) with the Lorne Scots in Holland, 1944. Details
Alvin Duncan. Radar Operator in the Royal Air Force, "on loan" from the Royal Canadian Air Force. Alvin trained as a Radar Operator following Winston Churchill's call to Ottawa to recruit Canadian men to learn this new technology.
Alvin Duncan. Radar Operator in the Royal Air Force, "on loan" from the Royal Canadian Air Force. Alvin trained as a Radar Operator following Winston Churchill's call to Ottawa to recruit Canadian men to learn this new technology. Details
Charles Laurie Dynes. Leading Aircraftman with #10 North Atlantic Squadron. Killed in action October 20, 1943, at the age of 21. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Charles Laurie Dynes. Leading Aircraftman with #10 North Atlantic Squadron. Killed in action October 20, 1943, at the age of 21. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Tommy Ewing. In Toronto Scottish Dress Uniform. Taken at training camp in England.
Tommy Ewing. In Toronto Scottish Dress Uniform. Taken at training camp in England. Details
Harry P. Farr. Flying Officer (navigator) with #434 Bluenose Squadron. Killed in action October 23, 1943, at the age of 28. Harry has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Harry P. Farr. Flying Officer (navigator) with #434 Bluenose Squadron. Killed in action October 23, 1943, at the age of 28. Harry has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Ralph Emerson Featherstone. Flying Officer (air gunner) with #5 Ferry Unit. Killed April 8, 1945, at the age of 23. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Ralph Emerson Featherstone. Flying Officer (air gunner) with #5 Ferry Unit. Killed April 8, 1945, at the age of 23. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Grenville Roy Finch-Noyes. With the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II while on onshore service in Halifax.
Grenville Roy Finch-Noyes. With the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II while on onshore service in Halifax. Details
George Forbes. Corporal with the 48th Highlanders.
George Forbes. Corporal with the 48th Highlanders. Details
Lockie Forbes. Private with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry.
Lockie Forbes. Private with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Details
Roy Thomas Forbes. Private with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry.
Roy Thomas Forbes. Private with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Details
Agnes Forster. Captain, Canadian Women's Army Corps.
Agnes Forster. Captain, Canadian Women's Army Corps. Details
W.B. Forster. Served with the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in Regiment V63301, 1943-1945.
W.B. Forster. Served with the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in Regiment V63301, 1943-1945. Details
M.C. Forster. Served with the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1943 to 1948 in Regiments R-270249 and -26065.
M.C. Forster. Served with the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1943 to 1948 in Regiments R-270249 and -26065. Details
John Bruce Fox. Flight Sergeant (navigator) with #1659 Heavy Conversion Unit. Killed February 12, 1944, at the age of 26. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
John Bruce Fox. Flight Sergeant (navigator) with #1659 Heavy Conversion Unit. Killed February 12, 1944, at the age of 26. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
"Jimmie" William James Andrew Gibb. Gunner for the Second Canadian Field Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery, First Division. Served in Italy 1943-1945.
"Jimmie" William James Andrew Gibb. Gunner for the Second Canadian Field Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery, First Division. Served in Italy 1943-1945. Details
William Grammell. Sergeant in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Served as a tailor a the #1 Equipment Deport in Toronto. During the First World War, Grammell served as a Corporal in the 15th London Regiment (British Army).
William Grammell. Sergeant in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Served as a tailor a the #1 Equipment Deport in Toronto. During the First World War, Grammell served as a Corporal in the 15th London Regiment (British Army). Details
Charles Duncan Bremner Green. Awarded the Croix De Guerre. Squadron Leader, D.F.C., Royal Canadian Air Force. Killed October 3, 1941, at the age of 44. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Charles Duncan Bremner Green. Awarded the Croix De Guerre. Squadron Leader, D.F.C., Royal Canadian Air Force. Killed October 3, 1941, at the age of 44. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Chuck Hamilton. Gary Kress, Chuck Hamilton, Sid Brown, and William Holbrook (left to right) at Stanley Barracks, Toronto, before going overseas with the Lorne Scots 2nd Division of the Royal Canadian Army, 1941.
Chuck Hamilton. Gary Kress, Chuck Hamilton, Sid Brown, and William Holbrook (left to right) at Stanley Barracks, Toronto, before going overseas with the Lorne Scots 2nd Division of the Royal Canadian Army, 1941. Details
John Oliver Hart. Served with the United States Marine Corps.
John Oliver Hart. Served with the United States Marine Corps. Details
Montgomery "Monty" Hart.
Montgomery "Monty" Hart. Details
Nancy Hart. In military uniform of the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service.
Nancy Hart. In military uniform of the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service. Details
Douglas Heath. Staff Sergeant, Corps Military Staff, Ottawa.
Douglas Heath. Staff Sergeant, Corps Military Staff, Ottawa. Details
Edward Heath. Sergeant with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Edward was slightly wounded and taken prisoner of war at the Dieppe Raid.
Edward Heath. Sergeant with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Edward was slightly wounded and taken prisoner of war at the Dieppe Raid. Details
Francis Heath. Staff Sergeant, Corps Military Staff, Ottawa.
Francis Heath. Staff Sergeant, Corps Military Staff, Ottawa. Details
Harry Heath. Sergeant with the Lorne Scots Regiment. Served in England as an instructor.
Harry Heath. Sergeant with the Lorne Scots Regiment. Served in England as an instructor. Details
William Heath. Went overseas with a reinforcement unit. Served in Italy, France, and Holland.
William Heath. Went overseas with a reinforcement unit. Served in Italy, France, and Holland. Details
Charles Herson. Lieutenant, killed in the Second World War. Herson is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Charles Herson. Lieutenant, killed in the Second World War. Herson is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
"Teddy" Charles Edward Hillmer. Flight Sergeant (wireless operator air gunner), #405 City of Vancouver Squadron. Killed in action November 30, 1941, at the age of 23. He is commemorated on the Oakville High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
"Teddy" Charles Edward Hillmer. Flight Sergeant (wireless operator air gunner), #405 City of Vancouver Squadron. Killed in action November 30, 1941, at the age of 23. He is commemorated on the Oakville High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Albert Douglas "Doug" Hitchcox. Flying officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force; later attached to the Royal Air Force. In the position of Navigator, Doug flew on 41 bombing missions over France and Germany including D-Day, June 6, 1944.
Albert Douglas "Doug" Hitchcox. Flying officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force; later attached to the Royal Air Force. In the position of Navigator, Doug flew on 41 bombing missions over France and Germany including D-Day, June 6, 1944. Details
William Holbrook. Gary Kress, Chuck Hamilton, Sid Brown, and William Holbrook (left to right)at Stanley Barracks, Toronto, before going overseas with the Lorne Scots 2nd Division of the Royal Canadian Army, 1941.
William Holbrook. Gary Kress, Chuck Hamilton, Sid Brown, and William Holbrook (left to right)at Stanley Barracks, Toronto, before going overseas with the Lorne Scots 2nd Division of the Royal Canadian Army, 1941. Details
Grant O. Hughes. Private, 1939-1945.
Grant O. Hughes. Private, 1939-1945. Details
Jim Hughes. Royal Canadian Air Force.
Jim Hughes. Royal Canadian Air Force. Details
Margaret F. Hughes. Sergeant, Washington, D.C.
Margaret F. Hughes. Sergeant, Washington, D.C. Details
Robert Hughes. Private in World War II.
Robert Hughes. Private in World War II. Details
Les Hunt. With the Queen's Own Battalion Band.
Les Hunt. With the Queen's Own Battalion Band. Details
Audrey Johnson. Civil Defence Ambulance Driver in England, 1942. Worked with the Mobile Hospital in Banstead, Surrey from 1940 to 1944.
Audrey Johnson. Civil Defence Ambulance Driver in England, 1942. Worked with the Mobile Hospital in Banstead, Surrey from 1940 to 1944. Details
Handel Johnson. Corporal and then Sergeant with the Royal Air Force from 1940 to 1945. Attached to Royal Canadian Air Force #6 Bomber Command in the Medical Division.
Handel Johnson. Corporal and then Sergeant with the Royal Air Force from 1940 to 1945. Attached to Royal Canadian Air Force #6 Bomber Command in the Medical Division. Details
William Edmund Norman Keller. Flying Officer (pilot) with #99 Squadron. Killed in action October 13, 1940, at the age of 22. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
William Edmund Norman Keller. Flying Officer (pilot) with #99 Squadron. Killed in action October 13, 1940, at the age of 22. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Roy Kelley. Served with the Lorne Scots, obtaining rank of Sergeant in 1936. In 1940 received commission and was the platoon officer for Milton area. Went overseas in June 1941, served in England and on the Continent until the end of the war.
Roy Kelley. Served with the Lorne Scots, obtaining rank of Sergeant in 1936. In 1940 received commission and was the platoon officer for Milton area. Went overseas in June 1941, served in England and on the Continent until the end of the war. Details
John Beverley Kemp. Flight Sergeant (pilot), #22 Operational Training Unit. Brother to Kenneth Donovan Kemp. Killed July 6, 1942, at the age of 21. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
John Beverley Kemp. Flight Sergeant (pilot), #22 Operational Training Unit. Brother to Kenneth Donovan Kemp. Killed July 6, 1942, at the age of 21. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Kenneth Donovan Kemp. Flight Lieutenant (bomb aimer), #405 City of Vancouver Squadron. Brother to John Beverley Kemp. Killed in action in August 1944 at the age of 24. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Kenneth Donovan Kemp. Flight Lieutenant (bomb aimer), #405 City of Vancouver Squadron. Brother to John Beverley Kemp. Killed in action in August 1944 at the age of 24. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
William Joseph Lawrence. Flight Sergeant with #75 New Zealand Squadron. Killed December 16, 1942, at the age of 22. He is buried in Suffolk, England. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
William Joseph Lawrence. Flight Sergeant with #75 New Zealand Squadron. Killed December 16, 1942, at the age of 22. He is buried in Suffolk, England. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
John Nelson Secord King Flight Sergeant (observer), #1654 Conversion Unit. Killed in action September 17, 1942, at the age of 21. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
John Nelson Secord King Flight Sergeant (observer), #1654 Conversion Unit. Killed in action September 17, 1942, at the age of 21. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Gary Kress. Gary Kress, Chuck Hamilton, Sid Brown, and William Holbrook (left to right) at Stanley Barracks, Toronto, before going overseas with the Lorne Scots 2nd Division of the Royal Canadian Army, 1941.
Gary Kress. Gary Kress, Chuck Hamilton, Sid Brown, and William Holbrook (left to right) at Stanley Barracks, Toronto, before going overseas with the Lorne Scots 2nd Division of the Royal Canadian Army, 1941. Details
Donald Elmore Leaver. Lieutenant in the Lorne Scots, serving as an infantry reinforcement officer. Joined the Algonquin Regiment and fought as a platoon commander in France, Belgium, and Holland. He was wounded in Holland, 1944.
Donald Elmore Leaver. Lieutenant in the Lorne Scots, serving as an infantry reinforcement officer. Joined the Algonquin Regiment and fought as a platoon commander in France, Belgium, and Holland. He was wounded in Holland, 1944. Details
Rosseau Kitchener Leaver. Lance Corporal with the 48th Highlanders from 1941 to 1945. Served in England, North Africa, Italy, and Holland.
Rosseau Kitchener Leaver. Lance Corporal with the 48th Highlanders from 1941 to 1945. Served in England, North Africa, Italy, and Holland. Details
John Gordon Leonard. Corporal with the Royal Regiment of Canada, Third Canadian Battalion. He had previously served in the First World War.
John Gordon Leonard. Corporal with the Royal Regiment of Canada, Third Canadian Battalion. He had previously served in the First World War. Details
May Lothian. Nursing Officer from 1942 to 1945 with Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service. Moved to Oakville with her husband, Tom, in 1988.
May Lothian. Nursing Officer from 1942 to 1945 with Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service. Moved to Oakville with her husband, Tom, in 1988. Details
Tom Lothian. Captain (later Major) in the Royal Army Ordinance Corps (Ammunition) serving from 1939-1947. Commanding Officer of Beach Landing Brigades and of Ammunition Depots. Worked behind enemy lines in Anzio, Italy.
Tom Lothian. Captain (later Major) in the Royal Army Ordinance Corps (Ammunition) serving from 1939-1947. Commanding Officer of Beach Landing Brigades and of Ammunition Depots. Worked behind enemy lines in Anzio, Italy. Details
Frank MacCuden. Don Dowdle (right) and Frank MacCuden (left) with the Lorne Scots in Holland, 1944.
Frank MacCuden. Don Dowdle (right) and Frank MacCuden (left) with the Lorne Scots in Holland, 1944. Details
Jack Markey. Sergeant with the Lorne Scots from 1941 to 1945.
Jack Markey. Sergeant with the Lorne Scots from 1941 to 1945. Details
William Markey. Pilot Officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1942 to 1945. Awarded the French Croix de Guerre.
William Markey. Pilot Officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1942 to 1945. Awarded the French Croix de Guerre. Details
Brothers Ken (left) and Peter (right) Marlatt. Private Peter Marlatt enlisted with the Canadian Infantry and transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force after the war. Ken Marlatt, Ward Officer, 1st Class, RCAF, served as a flying instructor.
Brothers Ken (left) and Peter (right) Marlatt. Private Peter Marlatt enlisted with the Canadian Infantry and transferred to the Royal Canadian Air Force after the war. Ken Marlatt, Ward Officer, 1st Class, RCAF, served as a flying instructor. Details
Bill Marshall. Pilot Officer killed in World War II. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Bill Marshall. Pilot Officer killed in World War II. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Dick Marshall. Served with the 48th Highlanders before enlisting in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941. Sergeant "Air Frame Mechanic-Wood," and worked as carpenter in aircraft repair. He was posted to Quebec, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland.
Dick Marshall. Served with the 48th Highlanders before enlisting in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941. Sergeant "Air Frame Mechanic-Wood," and worked as carpenter in aircraft repair. He was posted to Quebec, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland. Details
Ivan Mavrinac. Staff Sergeant, Royal Canadian Engineers. Stationed at A5CETC (Canadian Engineers Training Centre) in Petawawa from 1941 to 1945. Ivan and his wife moved to Oakville in 1987.
Ivan Mavrinac. Staff Sergeant, Royal Canadian Engineers. Stationed at A5CETC (Canadian Engineers Training Centre) in Petawawa from 1941 to 1945. Ivan and his wife moved to Oakville in 1987. Details
James McArthur. Private with the Toronto Scottish and was with the first contingent of Canadian soldiers to arrive in England. Attained rank of Company Quarter-Master Sergeant before year's end in 1939.
James McArthur. Private with the Toronto Scottish and was with the first contingent of Canadian soldiers to arrive in England. Attained rank of Company Quarter-Master Sergeant before year's end in 1939. Details
Frank McCraney. Overseas during World War II.
Frank McCraney. Overseas during World War II. Details
Malcolm McDonald. Served as Stoker I with the Royal Canadian Navy from 1943 to 1945. He met his wife, Marie Lang, while in the service.
Malcolm McDonald. Served as Stoker I with the Royal Canadian Navy from 1943 to 1945. He met his wife, Marie Lang, while in the service. Details
Marie McDonald. Formerly Marie Lang. Leading Air Woman for the Royal Canadian Air Force. Met husband Malcolm McDonald while in the service and returned with him to Oakville following the war.
Marie McDonald. Formerly Marie Lang. Leading Air Woman for the Royal Canadian Air Force. Met husband Malcolm McDonald while in the service and returned with him to Oakville following the war. Details
Jane Burnet McGillivray. Ambulance driver, "Madly Mobile" with the Canadian Red Cross, attached to the British Red Cross, in England, 1945. Before (and after) going overseas, Jane was a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Jane Burnet McGillivray. Ambulance driver, "Madly Mobile" with the Canadian Red Cross, attached to the British Red Cross, in England, 1945. Before (and after) going overseas, Jane was a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Details
Douglas Granville Morris. Flight Lieutenant, #400 City of Toronto Squadron. Killed February 8, 1942, at the age of 25. Douglas is buried in Woking, Surrey, England. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Douglas Granville Morris. Flight Lieutenant, #400 City of Toronto Squadron. Killed February 8, 1942, at the age of 25. Douglas is buried in Woking, Surrey, England. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Orville R. Neal. Attended Galt Aircraft School in 1940, joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941, stationed in Trenton until early 1945. Posted to England, to #6 Bomber Group in Skipton on Swale, Yorkshire. Orville moved to Oakville about 1948.
Orville R. Neal. Attended Galt Aircraft School in 1940, joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941, stationed in Trenton until early 1945. Posted to England, to #6 Bomber Group in Skipton on Swale, Yorkshire. Orville moved to Oakville about 1948. Details
Lloyd Nelson. Served as a Lance Corporal (Driver of the Bren Gun Carrier), Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, 1940-1945.
Lloyd Nelson. Served as a Lance Corporal (Driver of the Bren Gun Carrier), Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, 1940-1945. Details
Bill Newport. Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force, 1942-1945. Stationed in Prince Edward Island at the Air Observer School.
Bill Newport. Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force, 1942-1945. Stationed in Prince Edward Island at the Air Observer School. Details
Eileen Newport Served as Lance Corporal with the Canadian Women's Army Corps. Stationed in Ottawa, Kingston, and Montreal from 1942 to 1945.
Eileen Newport Served as Lance Corporal with the Canadian Women's Army Corps. Stationed in Ottawa, Kingston, and Montreal from 1942 to 1945. Details
Walter Stone Nugent. Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force in the position of Navigator/Bomber. First attached to Coastal Command #221 stationed in Ireland and Iceland, then served in Malta in 1942.
Walter Stone Nugent. Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force in the position of Navigator/Bomber. First attached to Coastal Command #221 stationed in Ireland and Iceland, then served in Malta in 1942. Details
Zouch Palmer. Lieutenant, Canadian Field Artillery. Zouch and his wife, Peggy, moved to Oakville in 1947.
Zouch Palmer. Lieutenant, Canadian Field Artillery. Zouch and his wife, Peggy, moved to Oakville in 1947. Details
Paul Parkin. Private with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry from March 20, 1940, to August 27th, 1945. Prisoner of war at Dieppe on August 19, 1942, until August 1945.
Paul Parkin. Private with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry from March 20, 1940, to August 27th, 1945. Prisoner of war at Dieppe on August 19, 1942, until August 1945. Details
Robert Nelson Perdue. Flight Lieutenant (pilot) with #622 Squadron. Killed in action December 24, 1944, at the age of 26. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Robert Nelson Perdue. Flight Lieutenant (pilot) with #622 Squadron. Killed in action December 24, 1944, at the age of 26. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Henry W. Peterson. Gunner in the 3rd Anti-Tank Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery, 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. Served from 1942 to 1946 in England, France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany.
Henry W. Peterson. Gunner in the 3rd Anti-Tank Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery, 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. Served from 1942 to 1946 in England, France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany. Details
Norman Percival Pickering. Served with the Royal Canadian Army, Driver Training. Stationed in Camp Borden, Ontario.
Norman Percival Pickering. Served with the Royal Canadian Army, Driver Training. Stationed in Camp Borden, Ontario. Details
Wallace Pickering. Gunner killed in World War II. Wallace is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1940 Honour Roll.
Wallace Pickering. Gunner killed in World War II. Wallace is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1940 Honour Roll. Details
Ralph Prescott. Served with the Irish Regiment of Canada.
Ralph Prescott. Served with the Irish Regiment of Canada. Details
Ernie Price. With the Queen's Own Battalion Band, overseas in Italy.
Ernie Price. With the Queen's Own Battalion Band, overseas in Italy. Details
Winnifred Price. Served in the Royal Canadian Air Force Womens' Division from January 1942 to February 1946. Entered as "general duties" and re-mustered to clerk.
Winnifred Price. Served in the Royal Canadian Air Force Womens' Division from January 1942 to February 1946. Entered as "general duties" and re-mustered to clerk. Details
George Balfour Nicol Ramsey. Flight Lieutenant (pilot) with #3 Operational Training Unit, Patricia Bay, B.C. Killed December 2, 1944. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
George Balfour Nicol Ramsey. Flight Lieutenant (pilot) with #3 Operational Training Unit, Patricia Bay, B.C. Killed December 2, 1944. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Alan G. Reith. Aircraftsman R.62686, with the Royal Canadian Air Force, in Egypt. Lived his last years in Oakville.
Alan G. Reith. Aircraftsman R.62686, with the Royal Canadian Air Force, in Egypt. Lived his last years in Oakville. Details
Harry Ridley. Royal Canadian Air Force, 434 Squadron. Ridley was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross for his efforts as a tail gunner on D-Day, June 6 1944.
Harry Ridley. Royal Canadian Air Force, 434 Squadron. Ridley was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross for his efforts as a tail gunner on D-Day, June 6 1944. Details
Charles Rivaz. Captain, killed in World War II. Charles is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Charles Rivaz. Captain, killed in World War II. Charles is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Commodore O. Robertson. Appointed Commanding Officer of H.M.C.S. Fundy and Senior Officer of the first Minesweeping Flotilla in 1939. In 1941 he took command of one of Canada's Armed Merchant Cruisers, H.M.C.S. Prince Rupert.
Commodore O. Robertson. Appointed Commanding Officer of H.M.C.S. Fundy and Senior Officer of the first Minesweeping Flotilla in 1939. In 1941 he took command of one of Canada's Armed Merchant Cruisers, H.M.C.S. Prince Rupert. Details
James Cameron Sackfield. Enlisted with the Lorne Scots at the age of 16. Went overseas in 1941. James died in 1944 at the age of 20, from wounds received in France. He was survived by his wife and baby daughter in London, England.
James Cameron Sackfield. Enlisted with the Lorne Scots at the age of 16. Went overseas in 1941. James died in 1944 at the age of 20, from wounds received in France. He was survived by his wife and baby daughter in London, England. Details
Alfred Ernest Savage. Corporal with the RCAF. Served as a driver for the Mechanical Transport Unit for Toronto Squadron #110, then joined Squadron #400 in England and served in Bomber Command in North Africa with Squadron #420.
Alfred Ernest Savage. Corporal with the RCAF. Served as a driver for the Mechanical Transport Unit for Toronto Squadron #110, then joined Squadron #400 in England and served in Bomber Command in North Africa with Squadron #420. Details
Andrew Millar Savage. Corporal with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Served from 1941 to 1945 in England, India, and Burma.
Andrew Millar Savage. Corporal with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Served from 1941 to 1945 in England, India, and Burma. Details
Howard Gordon Savage. Flight Lieutenant, enlisted with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a medical doctor in 1942. Posted to Halifax following classification in Aviation Medicine.
Howard Gordon Savage. Flight Lieutenant, enlisted with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a medical doctor in 1942. Posted to Halifax following classification in Aviation Medicine. Details
Elizabeth Irene Thomson (Shields). Private with the Canadian Women Army Corps, 1945-1946.
Elizabeth Irene Thomson (Shields). Private with the Canadian Women Army Corps, 1945-1946. Details
John Shields. Private in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada. Served in Jamaica, England, Scotland, and Belgium, 1940-1945.
John Shields. Private in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada. Served in Jamaica, England, Scotland, and Belgium, 1940-1945. Details
Thomas "Tim" Shields. Private with the Perth Regiment, 5th Division. Served in England, Italy, France, Holland, and Germany, 1942-1945.
Thomas "Tim" Shields. Private with the Perth Regiment, 5th Division. Served in England, Italy, France, Holland, and Germany, 1942-1945. Details
William N. Shields. Stoker, 1st Class, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve, 1943-1945.
William N. Shields. Stoker, 1st Class, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve, 1943-1945. Details
William Bourne Sinclair. Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Engineers, later became Major. William and his wife, Margaret, moved to Oakville in 1951.
William Bourne Sinclair. Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Engineers, later became Major. William and his wife, Margaret, moved to Oakville in 1951. Details
Gordon Slater. Major, killed in World War II. Gordon is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Gordon Slater. Major, killed in World War II. Gordon is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Catherine A. Smith. Served with the Royal Canadian Air Force, 1939-1945. Stationed in the Toronto area.
Catherine A. Smith. Served with the Royal Canadian Air Force, 1939-1945. Stationed in the Toronto area. Details
Geoffrey W. Smith. Enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in 1941. Trained as an ASDIC. Served in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the North Atlantic in minesweepers and corvettes, promoted to Sub-Lieutenant in 1943.
Geoffrey W. Smith. Enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in 1941. Trained as an ASDIC. Served in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the North Atlantic in minesweepers and corvettes, promoted to Sub-Lieutenant in 1943. Details
Joy (Dunham) Smith. Corporal Dunham later became Sergeant Smith after her marriage in 1944 to Geoffrey Smith in Halifax. She served with the Canadian Women's Army Corps in Quebec and Newfoundland.
Joy (Dunham) Smith. Corporal Dunham later became Sergeant Smith after her marriage in 1944 to Geoffrey Smith in Halifax. She served with the Canadian Women's Army Corps in Quebec and Newfoundland. Details
Percy Spurgeon. Sergeant with First Canadian Division, Canadian Army Special Force. Served in England and France, 1940-1945.
Percy Spurgeon. Sergeant with First Canadian Division, Canadian Army Special Force. Served in England and France, 1940-1945. Details
Kathleen F. Taylor. Served from 1943 to 1946 with the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service, Ldg. Wren 2946, a member of the File Revision Unit, in Newfoundland and other naval establishments across Canada.
Kathleen F. Taylor. Served from 1943 to 1946 with the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service, Ldg. Wren 2946, a member of the File Revision Unit, in Newfoundland and other naval establishments across Canada. Details
Margaret D. Taylor. Lieutenant Nursing Sister. Served in Canada, England, France, and Italy.
Margaret D. Taylor. Lieutenant Nursing Sister. Served in Canada, England, France, and Italy. Details
Peter F. Taylor. Gunner, served with the 23rd Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Self Propelled, in England, France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany.
Peter F. Taylor. Gunner, served with the 23rd Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Self Propelled, in England, France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany. Details
Norm Thacker. Officer Commanding, Royal Canadian Air Force, at the #10 Bombing and Gunnery School in Mount Pleasant, Prince Edward Island.
Norm Thacker. Officer Commanding, Royal Canadian Air Force, at the #10 Bombing and Gunnery School in Mount Pleasant, Prince Edward Island. Details
Harry Tomkins. Sniper, originally with the 48th Highlanders. Following World War II, remained one year overseas with the Highland Light Infantry in the occupation of Germany.
Harry Tomkins. Sniper, originally with the 48th Highlanders. Following World War II, remained one year overseas with the Highland Light Infantry in the occupation of Germany. Details
Joe Turnbull. Corporal in the 12th Canadian Tank Regiment.
Joe Turnbull. Corporal in the 12th Canadian Tank Regiment. Details
Turnbull Brothers. From left to right: Joe, Bill, and Gordon Turnbull in Italy on the road to Ortona. The brothers fought in the same regiment of the First Canadian Tank Brigade overseas.
Turnbull Brothers. From left to right: Joe, Bill, and Gordon Turnbull in Italy on the road to Ortona. The brothers fought in the same regiment of the First Canadian Tank Brigade overseas. Details
Cameron Barret Very. Served in Burma as Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Cameron Barret Very. Served in Burma as Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Details
Harold (left) and Edward (right) Waller in England. Ed first joined the 48th Highlanders, then transferred to the Lorne Scots to go overseas. Harold also went overseas with the Lorne Scots.
Harold (left) and Edward (right) Waller in England. Ed first joined the 48th Highlanders, then transferred to the Lorne Scots to go overseas. Harold also went overseas with the Lorne Scots. Details
G.R. Watson. 3rd Division Stormont, Dundas and Glengary Highlanders, D Company.
G.R. Watson. 3rd Division Stormont, Dundas and Glengary Highlanders, D Company. Details
Sergeant Maurice E. "Moss" Webb. Enlisted in the RCAF in 1942. Awarded Wireless Air Gunner's Wing in 1943. Died following an emergency operation. Maurice is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
Sergeant Maurice E. "Moss" Webb. Enlisted in the RCAF in 1942. Awarded Wireless Air Gunner's Wing in 1943. Died following an emergency operation. Maurice is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Denis Whitaker. Served with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Awarded two Distinguished Service Orders. Appointed commander of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Brigade, retiring with the rank of Brigadier-General in 1951.
Denis Whitaker. Served with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Awarded two Distinguished Service Orders. Appointed commander of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Brigade, retiring with the rank of Brigadier-General in 1951. Details
John Wilson. Flight Sergeant killed in the Second World War. John is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
John Wilson. Flight Sergeant killed in the Second World War. John is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar High School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
Jack Wyndham. In Boucherville, Quebec, 1942. Radio Navigator for the Royal Air Force Ferry Command.
Jack Wyndham. In Boucherville, Quebec, 1942. Radio Navigator for the Royal Air Force Ferry Command. Details
John Maitland Young. Wing Commander (pilot) with #10 North Atlantic Squadron, Gander, Newfoundland. Killed September 4, 1943, at the age of 31. School 1939-1945 Honour Roll.
John Maitland Young. Wing Commander (pilot) with #10 North Atlantic Squadron, Gander, Newfoundland. Killed September 4, 1943, at the age of 31. School 1939-1945 Honour Roll. Details
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