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Sapper J. Dart of Haliburton is Recovering
Lindsay friends of Sapper Jack R. Dart of Haliburton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reg. Dart, will be pleased to know that he is now out of the English Military Hospital, where he had been confined for sometime while recovering from battle wounds. He was injured early in July fighting in France.
Jack states in the letter he wrote home that he was as yet not able to re-join his unit, but hoped it wouldn’t be too long.
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- J.R. Dart of Haliburton, Ontario enlisted for service with the Canadian Army on 6 August 1942 at Toronto, Ontario.
He entered the Canadian Armoured Corps as a tank driver and had the rank of Trooper.
Trp. Dart took his basic training at Orillia, Ontario and Advanced training at Camp Borden, Ontario. He was moved in Canada from Toronto to Orillia, Camp Borden, Owen Sound and Halifax (N.S.).
Tpr. Dart was sent overseas on 14 May 1943.
After further training in England and Scotland, Tpr Dart advanced with the army against the enemy on 17 June 1944.
Tpr Dart’s training included that for Tank Driver, Cook, Rifleman, and Bren Gunner.
He transferred while in the service to the 7th Canadian Reconnaissance Regiment.
Trooper Dart was accidently wounded while on service in France. He arrived home from overseas on 25 December 1945. As of 15 February 1946 he had not yet received his discharge.
- Date of Publication
- 28 Aug 1944
- Personal Name(s)
- Jack Dart ; Reynold Dart
- World War II Service Files
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