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Winter, W.


Description
Media Type:
Newspaper
Text
Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Clippings
Description:
Wilbur S. Winter of Lindsay enlisted with the Canadian Army in August of 1943. He received his commission at Gordon Head (BC) in November 1943. He was then posted to Camp Borden at which place he received his 1st Lieutenancy in December 1942. He was then posted to Brampton Ontario as an Instructor. In March 1943, he was recalled to the Royal Regiment and sent to England.

In June 1943, Lieut. Winter left England for Sicily and went on into Italy in September 1943. Lieut Winter took ill in October 1943, suffering from jaundice. He was sent to the Canadian Hospital in North Africa flying as far as Sicily where he waited a week for a hospital ship to take him to North Africa. On 15 January 1944, Lieut. Winter returned to Italy where he continued with the Royal Canadian Regiment. As of November 1944, he was serving with the 7th Base with a Censor Group.
Date of Publication:
29 Dec 1945
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Wilbur Winter
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.35012 Longitude: -78.73286
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Winter, W.


Wilbur S. Winter of Lindsay enlisted with the Canadian Army in August of 1943. He received his commission at Gordon Head (BC) in November 1943. He was then posted to Camp Borden at which place he received his 1st Lieutenancy in December 1942. He was then posted to Brampton Ontario as an Instructor. In March 1943, he was recalled to the Royal Regiment and sent to England.

In June 1943, Lieut. Winter left England for Sicily and went on into Italy in September 1943. Lieut Winter took ill in October 1943, suffering from jaundice. He was sent to the Canadian Hospital in North Africa flying as far as Sicily where he waited a week for a hospital ship to take him to North Africa. On 15 January 1944, Lieut. Winter returned to Italy where he continued with the Royal Canadian Regiment. As of November 1944, he was serving with the 7th Base with a Censor Group.