Algonquin Regiment

The Algonquin Regiment, CASF was mobilized on 24 May 1940, and served in Newfoundland from 7 February 1942 to 6 February 1943. The unit embarked for the United Kingdom on 19 June 1943, and landed in Normandy on 23-24 July 1944 as part of the 10th Canadian Infantry Brigade, a component of the 4th Canadian (Armoured) Division. The active unit, redesignated 1st Battalion, The Algonquin Regiment, was disbanded on 15 February 1946.

Name: Stephen, Philip Crighton

Rank: Private

Age: 30

No. K/1416

Unit: Platoon, D. Company

Missing since:23-09-1944

Next of Kin:Brother of Mrs Jean Watt, of  Forfar, Agnus, Scotland

Groesbeek Panel: 11

KIA Information: Known to have been killed during the fighting around Philippine, Zeeland.

 

Brown Hair - 5.4ft

Name: Whalley, Charles Melvin

Rank: Private

Age: 21

No. B/65757

Unit: ?

Missing since:25-10-1944

Next of Kin:Son of Mr Charles Henry Whalley, of Toronto, Ontario

Groesbeek Panel: 11

KIA Information: Known to have been killed during the fighting around Bergen op Zoom.

Known to have been buried, 3 miles South-East of Bergen op Zoom. (Zoomvliet)