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Cresswell, C.


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L. Corp. C. Cresswell is Wounded

Member of Provost Company Serving in France—Was Member of L C.I. Rugby Team.

Mrs. Ford Cresswell, 137 Durham St., was notified to-day that her son Lance Corp. Blanford Colin Cresswell, has been wounded "in a blast" in France, The wounds took place on Aug. 14th. Lance Corporal Cresswell, who was born and raised in Lindsay, joined the Provost Company in Kingston in June 1943 and was attached for some time to the 8th Provost Company. He received further training at Debert, N.S. and at Sussex N.B. going overseas in August '43. He is a graduate of the Lindsay Collegiate Institute and was prominent in athletics, especially rugby. He was a member of St. Andrew's church bible class.

Lance Cpl. Cresswell for some years past has been making his home with his mother and with his grandfather Mr. James Bell.

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L/Cpl Colin B. Cresswell of Lindsay enlisted in June 1941. He is attached to the Canadian Provost Company. He received his training at Kingston (Ontario), Truro (N.S.), and Sussex (N.B.) going overseas in August 1942. L/Cpl Cresswell was wounded 14 August 1944.
Publisher:
Watchful Warder
Date of Publication:
30 Aug 1944
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Colin Cresswell ; Ursula Cresswell ; James Bell
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Latitude: 44.3471125018435 Longitude: -78.7472795556641
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Cresswell, C.


L/Cpl Colin B. Cresswell of Lindsay enlisted in June 1941. He is attached to the Canadian Provost Company. He received his training at Kingston (Ontario), Truro (N.S.), and Sussex (N.B.) going overseas in August 1942. L/Cpl Cresswell was wounded 14 August 1944.