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Enlisting the same day in the same regiment in 1940, Ptes. Gordon Frocking of Lindsay and Fred Delaire of Peterborough came home together after being wounded at Caer. Pte. Delaire has a ship model which he made during his convalescence. Frocking was wounded in the deck and arm and Delaire hit in the chest. Both of these soldiers married Lindsay girls and both are residing in Lindsay.
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- Genealogical Resource
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Gordon S. Frocking whose home is at 34 William St. N. Lindsay, enlisted in the Canadian Army on 3 July 1940.
He entered the S.D.G. Highlanders with the rank of Private. Private Frocking trained at Kingston (Ontario), Ottawa (Ontario), and Debert (N.S.).
He was promoted while serving to L/Cpl. and was sent overseas in July 1941. He saw action with the army against the enemy in France and was wounded there on 8 July 1944.
L/Cpl Frocking came home on 14 November 1944 and was given his discharge on 2 February 1945.
- Date of Publication:
- 1 Dec 1944
- Personal Name(s):
- Gordon Frocking ; Fred Delaire
- World War II Service Files
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