Hoffman, Cyril

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fl 1944-1999


K800043 Cyrille Cedric Hoffman joined Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers at Montreal in December 1944 serving until June 1945. He moved to Vancouver in 1945 and began an apprenticeship in woodworking. He also rejoined the Reserves, serving with the 6th Field Engineers in North Vancouver. He joined the Canadian Special Force 12 August 1950 and was assigned to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 15 August 1950. He received basic training in Calgary, Wainwright and Fort Lewis, Washington He served with the Second Battalion, Assault Pioneer Platoon in Korea from December 1950-November 1951 and then remained in Korea until 14 March 1952. He was Mentioned in Dispatches 12 April 1952.


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