Calgary Highlanders R.C.I.C

The regiment mobilized for active service as The Calgary Highlanders, CASF on 1 September 1939. It was redesignated as the 1st Battalion, The Calgary Highlanders, CASF on 7 November 1940. On 27 August 1940, it embarked for Britain. The battalion's mortar platoon took part in OPERATION JUBILEE, the raid on Dieppe, on 19 August 1942. On 6 July 1944, the battalion landed in France as part of the 5th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Infantry Division, and it continued to fight in North-West Europe until the end of the war. The overseas battalion disbanded on 15 December 1945.

Name: Leckey, Lorne Hubert

Rank: Private

Age: 22

No. G/2207

Unit: ? Company

Missing since: 09-10-1944

Next of Kin: Son of  Burtnon and Ada Leckey, of Coal Creek, Queens County, New Brunswick

Groesbeek Panel: 11

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in Woensdrecht area.


Name: Oslund, Albert Louis

Rank: Private

Age: 18

No. M/8844

Unit: ? Company

Missing since: 01-11-1944

Next of Kin: Sister of Mrs Majorie Oslund, of Siba Beach, Alberta.

Groesbeek Panel: 11

KIA Information: Known to have been killed during the battle of the Schelde.

 

Brown hair - 5.8ft


Name: Wallis, George William

Rank: Private

Age: 30

No. B/146469

Unit: ? Company

Missing since: 01-11-1944

Next of Kin: Husband of Patricia Wallis, of Toronto, Ontario.

Son of George and Annie Wallis.

Groesbeek Panel: 11

KIA Information: Known to have been killed during the battle of the Schelde.