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Lindsay Boys at Ottawa in R.C.O.C. Band
The R.C.O.C. band from Barrifield Camp Kingston has recently been transferred to Ottawa and will now be under the direction of Band-master Capt. Wilson.
A number of Lindsay boys are in his band, including: W. Burke, J. Booles, R. Hughes, C. Hughes, H. Lynch, A. Hooper and S.M.A. Perrott.
S.M. Perrott is staying in Barrifield of young musicians who will take over the job left by the older members.
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- Genealogical Resource
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- W.J. Burke of Lindsay enlisted in the Canadian Army as a musician with the Canadian Army Band on 15 July 1941.
He trained at Kingston, Ont. and was later moved to Ottawa. During his service he took Basic, Advance and Commando training. He was promoted to the rank Corporal. Cpl Burke received his discharge on 9 January 1945. Cpl. Burke earned the award C.V.S.M. in the service.
W.J. Burke whose prewar occupation was a musician is living in Lindsay at Apt. 4, 45 Victoria Ave N. (23 January 1945).
- Date of Publication:
- 11 Aug 1944
- Personal Name(s):
- W. Burke ; J. Booles ; R. Hughes ; C. Hughes ; H. Lynch ; A. Hooper ; S.M.A. Perrott
- World War II Service Files
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