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Young (family)

145762 James Harris Young was born in Whitney, Ontario and raised in Renfrew, Ontario. He was a member of the Lanark and Renfrew Highland Pipe Band before going overseas in 1916. He was with the 77th Battalion, railway troops, in France in March 1917 when he was sent down the line for being underage. Spent two months in 1st Army Infantry School before joining the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 18 March 1918. He was wounded 12 August 1918 and three other times before he was Struck Off Strength 7 February 1919. He was awarded the Military Medal 3 July 1919 for rushing a machine gun post at the Canal Du Nord 30 September 1918. He passed away 16 August 1968.

Williams, John Dorsett

1082 John Dorset Williams joined the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 12 August 1914 as a private and was struck off strength to the Canadian Forestry Corps, 13 April 1915. He was commissioned Lieutenant 20 January 1917 and may have served briefly with the Royal Canadian Regiment and the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regimental Depot as an Officer before being demobilized 23 May 1919.

Wilkinson, George

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  • fl. 1937-1940

P21376 George Wilkinson was an Officer Cadet who joined the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 1 September 1939 as a Lance Corporal and was Struck Off Strength 20 November 1940 and subsequently commissioned to another Regiment.

Wieringa (family)

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  • fl. 1945-2002

Henk Wieringa, his brother Theo Wieringa, and sister Jet Slagter-Wierenga were residents of the town of Bloemendaal, North Holland, Netherlands. In 1995 they contributed illustrations and articles to publications celebrating the 50th anniversary of the liberation of the town from the German occupation.

White, Leslie A.

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  • fl. 1948

Pte Leslie White was a parachutist in the Special Air Service of the Canadian Army in 1948, at the same time as his friend and comrade Berkeley Albert James Franklin.

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