Victor H. Marsland of Lindsay whose home is at 14 St. Peter Street enlisted for service with the Canadian Army on 5 September 1939. He entered Army Artillery joining the 45th Bty. R.C.A. at Lindsay. He trained at Lindsay and Petawawa Camp, Ontario. He was moved to Sussex (N.B.), Tracadie (N.B.) and to Newfoundland.
Gunner Marsland contracted pleural pneumonia while with the forces in Tracadie (N.B.) and was confined to hospital there for eight months. Gnr Marsland was brought to Christie Street Hospital for another one month period.
He received his discharge from the service on 26 March 1942 and arrived home on 10 April 1942.
Victor Marsland of Lindsay was among the veterans of this district who registered at the Reception and Reunion that was held in Lindsay on Saturday 19 January 1946.
Previous to the war Victor Marsland was employed as a truck driver. Since his discharge he spent some time with Dominion Arsenal, Lindsay, but then went again to the field of Transport in the Administration end of the Golden Transport, Lindsay, and Toronto.