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Green, C.


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One of seven Green family now wounded

Mrs. Green was giving blood for soldiers, when word came of her son being wounded

I was at the blood donor’s clinic giving my blood for the boys over there, when I got word of Clifford being wounded said Mrs. Jos. Green, 14 Division St. Lindsay.


Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Green have seven sons and one daughter in the service. Lois with the army, is being attached to General Eisenhower’s staff. Mr. Green Sr. is a veteran of the Boar War and also served through the Great World War No. 1.


Pte. Clifford Green, aged 23 years, belonged to the Lake Superior Regiment and received his training at Toronto, Ottawa, Victoria, B.C., and Calgary and has been overseas 12 months.


Before enlisting Pte. Clifford Green was employed as a Checker with the Canadian National Railway in Lindsay.


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Clifford Adolphus Green, 14 Division Street, Lindsay, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Green, enlisted for service with Canadian Army in December 1941. He joined the Canadian Infantry Corps and trained at Toronto, Ottawa (Ont.), Victoria (B.C.) and Calgary (Alta).


Pte Green was sent overseas in July 1943. He saw action with the army in France after further training in England. Pte. Green was wounded in this encounter in August 1944.


Pte. Green arrived home in January 1946 and received his discharge from active service in February 1946. C.A. Green was a C.N.R. checker prior to his service and he is welcomed back to Lindsay.

Publisher:
Warder
Date of Publication:
16 Aug 1944
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Joseph Green ; Florence Green ; Clifford Adolphus Green ; Clifford Green ; Lois Green
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.3482786929155 Longitude: -78.7293784926987
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Green, C.


Clifford Adolphus Green, 14 Division Street, Lindsay, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Green, enlisted for service with Canadian Army in December 1941. He joined the Canadian Infantry Corps and trained at Toronto, Ottawa (Ont.), Victoria (B.C.) and Calgary (Alta).


Pte Green was sent overseas in July 1943. He saw action with the army in France after further training in England. Pte. Green was wounded in this encounter in August 1944.


Pte. Green arrived home in January 1946 and received his discharge from active service in February 1946. C.A. Green was a C.N.R. checker prior to his service and he is welcomed back to Lindsay.