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Carpenter, B.


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Description:
Bernard R. Carpenter, whose home is in Little Britain, Ontario, enlisted in the Canadian Army on 6 August 1940.

He entered the ranks of the Midland Regiment and trained at Lindsay, Ottawa, St. John (NB), Niagara-on-the-Lake (Ont) and Edmonton (Alta).

Pte. Carpenter transferred while in the service twice. He left the Midlands to join the Glengarrians, then the Hastings and Prince Edwards, and finally the Canadian Postal Corps. Pte. Carpenter was sent overseas on 2 May 1942. He saw action with the army in Italy and was wounded in the service at that time. Pte. Carpenter arrived home on 19 September 1945 and was given his discharge from the service on 26 October 1945.

Previous to the war Pte Carpenter was engaged in farming in the Little Britain area.
Date of Publication:
6 Aug 1940
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Bernard Rowland Carpenter ; Bernard Carpenter
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.28342 Longitude: -78.86628
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Carpenter, B.


Bernard R. Carpenter, whose home is in Little Britain, Ontario, enlisted in the Canadian Army on 6 August 1940.

He entered the ranks of the Midland Regiment and trained at Lindsay, Ottawa, St. John (NB), Niagara-on-the-Lake (Ont) and Edmonton (Alta).

Pte. Carpenter transferred while in the service twice. He left the Midlands to join the Glengarrians, then the Hastings and Prince Edwards, and finally the Canadian Postal Corps. Pte. Carpenter was sent overseas on 2 May 1942. He saw action with the army in Italy and was wounded in the service at that time. Pte. Carpenter arrived home on 19 September 1945 and was given his discharge from the service on 26 October 1945.

Previous to the war Pte Carpenter was engaged in farming in the Little Britain area.