Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

The Royal Canadian Infantry Corps (French: Corps d'infanterie royal canadien) is the infantry corps of the Canadian Army and includes regular and reserve force regiments.

 

Originally formed as the Canadian Infantry Corps on 2 September 1942 to encompass all existing infantry regiments, including regiments of foot guards, in the Canadian Army. The corps was granted its "royal" designation in 1947 and was designated Royal Canadian Infantry Corps 30 April 1947, to be redesignated The Royal Canadian Infantry Corps 22 March 1948, and revert to Royal Canadian Infantry Corps 17 February 1964

Name: Wilson, Richard Norman

Rank: Lieutenant

Age 23

No. B/74777

Unit: attached to 1/7th Battalion The Queens Royal Regiment, B Company

Missing since: 02-10-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Norman J and Vera H Wilson, of Sarnia, Ontario.

Groesbeek Panel: 10

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in the Vinkel-Hoge Heide area.