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Ruttan, M.S.


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Melville Steward Ruttan whose home is at 2 James Street, Lindsay, enlisted in the Canadian Army on 10 January 1941. He entered the Royal Canadian Artillery with the rank of Gunner.


Gnr. Ruttan trained at Woodstock, Ontario. He was sent overseas on 4 April 1941. He saw action with the army against the enemy in Italy 1943, and in France, Belgium, Holland, as a Signaler and Driver Operator.


Gnr. Ruttan transferred while in the service from the 11th Army Field Regiment to the RCHA.


Gnr. Ruttan is among the many Canadian servicemen who chose a bride in England, having married the niece of a Lindsay citizen in England. He arrived home on 5 July 1945, and was given his discharge from the army on 26 October 1945.


Prior to the war, Gnr. Ruttan was employed as a clerk in the Lamantia fruit market, Lindsay.

Date of Publication:
10 Jan 1941
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Melville Ruttan
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.35012 Longitude: -78.73286
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Ruttan, M.S.


Melville Steward Ruttan whose home is at 2 James Street, Lindsay, enlisted in the Canadian Army on 10 January 1941. He entered the Royal Canadian Artillery with the rank of Gunner.


Gnr. Ruttan trained at Woodstock, Ontario. He was sent overseas on 4 April 1941. He saw action with the army against the enemy in Italy 1943, and in France, Belgium, Holland, as a Signaler and Driver Operator.


Gnr. Ruttan transferred while in the service from the 11th Army Field Regiment to the RCHA.


Gnr. Ruttan is among the many Canadian servicemen who chose a bride in England, having married the niece of a Lindsay citizen in England. He arrived home on 5 July 1945, and was given his discharge from the army on 26 October 1945.


Prior to the war, Gnr. Ruttan was employed as a clerk in the Lamantia fruit market, Lindsay.