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"My strength has now been reduced to the equivalent of 36 squadrons...we should be able to carry on the
war single-handed for some time if not indefinitely."
Sir Hugh Dowding - RAF Fighter Command - May 1940
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Lest we Forget


















CHARLES RICHARD
(DICK) CHRISTIE LAWRENCE
49th Loyal Edmonton WILLIAMS
Regiment, Royal Canadian Rank, Corporal/Sergeant;
Corps of Signal Band 1939. signed up 1941, discharged
Served in England, France, 1946; served in United
B e l g i u m a n d t h e K i n g d o m , C e n t r a l
Mediterranean and Europe;
Netherlands. Served as a BARTON E. DAVIDGE medals/stars, 1939-45 Star,
field stretcher bearer played Division or Regimental No 2 Italian Star, France and
at official military functions, MD Div. Toronto Scottish; Germany Star and Defence
t r o o p e n t e r t a i n m e n t . rank, Corporal; signed up Medal; training, B.C.
Returned home in 1945, Dec. 11, 1942, discharged PAUL AJAS
worked for CNR, formed Aug. 12, 1945; years served Division or Regimental No
M12404; rank, Private,
local Edson bands in Edson. 3; served in Canada, United
Bandmaster for many years. Kingdom, Continental L/Cpl; signed up August 8,
1940, Calgary, Alberta,
Europe, M.W. Europe; discharged January 17, 1946; GERALD STANLEY PATENAUDE
medals/stars ‘39-45 Star, years served 5 ½; served in WWII Army Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, 1941-45.
France and Germany Star, United Kingdom, Central Korean War-Army, Lord Strathcona Horse Regiment Tank
Volunteer Service Medal and Mediterranean and Europe; Corp, 1953-55. WWII job was to decode German “We will
Clasp. pay per day, $2; other medals/stars received, 1939- Intelligence.
members who served, 45 Star, Italy Star, France and not
brothers Rodney RCAF and Germany Star, Defence
George RCN. Medal; pay per day, $1.30; JAMES H. HINCHEY forget”
training 6 months in England, Division or Regimental No
3 months military police, R159376; rank, LAC; signed
weeks Irish Guards; other up May 1942, discharged
members in family who Sept. 1945; years served 3½;
served, Ralph Ajas, Eugene s e r v e d i n T o r b a y ,
ERNEST WARREN Ajas, Buck Ajas and Conrad Newfoundland, Trenton,
McGUIRE (Tiny) Ontario, Claresholm,
LAC ‘A’ group, R159442 Air Ajas. Alberta; medals/stars,
AMOS BURGESS
Force, Flight 12 May 29, Division or Regimental No Volunteer Service Medal
1942 to Oct. 16, 1945. V-39316, RCN; rank, with Clasp, ‘39-45 War
Medals awarded - Canadian Shipwright; signed up June VIRGINIA WEISER Medal; pay per day, $1.50;
Volunteer Service Medal. 10, 1942, discharged Division or Regimental No t r a i n i n g , A i r c r a f t
M a i n t e n a n c e ; o t h e r
Leading Aircraftsman February 24, 1944; served in V-W2683; signed up April members in family who PRIVATE "My strength has now been
stationed in Sidney, N.S., Canada and Newfoundland; 15, 1942, discharged May 8, served, brothers, W.G. SIGMUND FOSSHEIM reduced to the equivalent of
Varmouth, N.S., Bagotville, medals/stars CVSM and 1945; served in WRCN, Hinchey RCAF, W.H. Served in the Canadian WILLIAM SVEDBERG 36 squadrons...we should be
Q.C., Debert, N.S. trained in Clasp, War Medal ‘39-45. Canada; medals/stars, Hinchey, Army (both now Army from June 18, 1943 to able to carry on the war
St. Thomas, ON. Service Medal. deceased) and O. Mathers. November 5, 1946. single-handed for some time
if not indefinitely."
Sir Hugh Dowding - RAF
BANNIS
BANNISTER GMTER GM - May 1940
Fighter Command

would like to thank

those who served our country and

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