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Eggleton, G.


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Genealogical Resource
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Description:
C 48555
Gnr G.D. Eggleton.
52nd Btry; 4th L.A.A. Regt.
Can A.O.A. B.M.E.F.

Gnr. George D. Eggleton enlisted in the Canadian Army for active service 24 July 1942 after serving for two years with the Reserve Unit in Lindsay. He received his basic training at Cornwall, Ontario, and advanced training of two months at Petawawa Ontario. On arrival overseas 1943 Gnr. Eggleton was transferred to an anti-aircraft battery and served with it in coastal defence for about one year. He went with the forces of invasion and upon landing in Normandy advanced with the Canadian Army through Normandy to Falaise, Bologne, Calais and through Belgium into Holland.

Date of Publication:
24 Jul 1942
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
George Eggleton
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.3608559698206 Longitude: -78.7192933868027
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Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Eggleton, G.


C 48555
Gnr G.D. Eggleton.
52nd Btry; 4th L.A.A. Regt.
Can A.O.A. B.M.E.F.

Gnr. George D. Eggleton enlisted in the Canadian Army for active service 24 July 1942 after serving for two years with the Reserve Unit in Lindsay. He received his basic training at Cornwall, Ontario, and advanced training of two months at Petawawa Ontario. On arrival overseas 1943 Gnr. Eggleton was transferred to an anti-aircraft battery and served with it in coastal defence for about one year. He went with the forces of invasion and upon landing in Normandy advanced with the Canadian Army through Normandy to Falaise, Bologne, Calais and through Belgium into Holland.