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Heels, G.


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Gordon Heels dies at 1.55 pm today

A long fight for life which was begun several months ago when he suffered a broken neck in a motorcycle crash in England ended at 1.55 p.m. today with the death of Pte. Gordon Heels in Christie St. Hospital.


Friends are advised that further notices will appear in a later edition of The Post.


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Pte. Gordon Heels enlisted with the Canadian Army on 4 February 1942, He left Toronto for St. Johns, N.B. on 1 February 1943 and arrived at Fredericton, N.B. on 8 February 1943. He went to Windsor, N.S. on 12 August 1943 and arrived in England 20 September 1943.


Pte. Heels was injured while on duty as dispatch rider and suffered a broken neck in April 1944. Pte. Heels was invalided home and arrived aboard the Lady Nelson 24 July 1944.


At this time he was admitted to Chorley Park Hospital. He was transferred to the Christie St. Military Hospital on 2 August 1944. He died on 13 June 1945.

Publisher:
Lindsay Post
Date of Publication:
13 Jun 1945
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Personal Name(s):
Gordon Heels
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.3508744336419 Longitude: -78.7325434292866
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Heels, G.


Pte. Gordon Heels enlisted with the Canadian Army on 4 February 1942, He left Toronto for St. Johns, N.B. on 1 February 1943 and arrived at Fredericton, N.B. on 8 February 1943. He went to Windsor, N.S. on 12 August 1943 and arrived in England 20 September 1943.


Pte. Heels was injured while on duty as dispatch rider and suffered a broken neck in April 1944. Pte. Heels was invalided home and arrived aboard the Lady Nelson 24 July 1944.


At this time he was admitted to Chorley Park Hospital. He was transferred to the Christie St. Military Hospital on 2 August 1944. He died on 13 June 1945.