CANLOAN Post War Report

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    CANLOAN Post War Report

    Post by Battalion Colours on Sun Oct 03, 2010 10:35 am

    Report 145 on CANLOAN (i.e. Casualties, Awards, Etc.):

    For instance CANLOAN Casualties:

    Killed in Action or Died of Wounds 128 (20%), Wounded 310 (50%), Prisoners of War 27 (5% ). Total Casualties 465 (75%).

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    ***Note: If you have any interest in the CANLOAN, then this is a must read official report by the Canadian Army Historical Section.





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    Post by Battalion Colours on Sun Oct 03, 2010 10:38 am

    Several CANLOAN's are buried in KASTERLLE WAR CEMETERY (Belgium):

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    Name: BROWNLEE-LAMONT, WILFRED WALLACE NIGEL
    Nationality: Canadian
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Infantry Corps
    Secondary Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
    Secondary Unit Text: attd.
    Age: 30
    Date of Death: 16/09/1944
    Service No: CDN/605
    Additional information: Son of Fred M. and Agnes E. Vanderlip, of Van Nuys, California, U.S.A.
    Grave/Memorial Reference: II.E.7.
    Cemetery: KASTERLEE WAR CEMETERY

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    Name: COATES, KENNETH
    Nationality: Canadian
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Infantry Corps
    Secondary Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borderers
    Secondary Unit Text: attd. Age: 29
    Date of Death: 16/09/1944
    Service No: CDN/233
    Additional information: Son of William and Florence E. Coates; husband of Kathleen Enid Coates, of Guildford. Surrey.
    Grave/Memorial Reference: I.E.20.
    Cemetery: KASTERLEE WAR CEMETERY

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    Name: STEWART, JACKSON
    Nationality: Canadian
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Infantry Corps
    Secondary Regiment: Royal Scots
    Secondary Unit Text: attd.
    Age: 30
    Date of Death: 15/09/1944
    Service No: CDN/361
    Additional information: Son of John and Mary Anne Stewart; husband of Marjorie Grace Stewart, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
    Grave/Memorial Reference: I.A.7.
    Cemetery: KASTERLEE WAR CEMETERY

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    Post by Battalion Colours on Sun Oct 03, 2010 10:56 am

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    Name: NIZNICK, HARRY
    Nationality: Canadian
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Infantry Corps
    Secondary Regiment: Durham Light Infantry
    Secondary Unit Text: attd. 'C' Coy. 8th Bn.
    Date of Death: 09/09/1944
    Service No: CDN/426
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Brit. Plot, Grave 21.
    Cemetery: GEEL (STELEN) CHURCHYARD



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