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L-Cpl. Colin Cresswell is Reported Injured by Blast
Mrs. Ursula Cresswell, 137 Durham St. W., telephoned The Post at noon to-day (Thursday) to say that her only son, Lance Corporal Colin Cresswell, has officially been reported injured while on active service in France.
Mrs. Cresswell read the telegram she had received from the Director of Records, Ottawa, over the telephone and it stated in effect,
that her son, L-Cpl. Colin Cresswell had been injured while on active service by blast. Extent of injuries not known.
L.-Cpl. Cresswell enlisted with the Canadian Provost Corps in June, 1941 at Kingston, Ont., and went overseas in August of the following year, While in Canada he trained with his unit at Debert and Sussex.
At the time he received his injuries he was an active duty with the 8th Canadian Provost Corps in France.
Colin's father was the late William B. (Ford) Cresswell of Lindsay.
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- Genealogical Resource
- Item Types:
- 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.
- Lindsay Post
- Date of Publication:
- 24 Aug 1944
- Personal Name(s):
- Colin Cresswell ; Ursula Cresswell ; William B. (Ford) Cresswell
- World War II Service Files
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