Map point: Camp Wheeler, which was named in memory of him.
Date of birth: 6 Sep 1924
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario
Occupation and residence at time of enlistment: He was a stock clerk in Hamilton, Ontario. He was also a Boy Scout Troop Leader with the Hamilton 26th Scout Group.
Service Branch: Canadian Army
Unit: Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
Service #: B119538
Notes on war service: He served in Canada from November 1943 until he was shipped to England in June 1944. From October 1944 until his death six months later, he saw action in the northwest Europe theatre of war.
Killed in action? : Yes, 25 Apr 1945 in Germany
Overseas burial location: Holten Canadian Military Cemetery, Holland
Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands Family Tree website
Information source: Library & Archives Canada WW2 Service Files of War Dead, Ancestry.com images.
Photo Information & source: This is an image of the list of personal effects inventoried after his death. Note that he had carried his Boy Scout card with him into the battlefield. Source - Library & Archives Canada WW2 Service Files of War Dead, Ancestry.com image