24.06.1940: enlisted - Dundurn Military Camp
17.04.1941: promoted to Lance Corporal and appointed to Debert Military Camp - New Scotland
01.09.1941: sent overseas to England as Corporal with Regina Rifle Regiment in Hiltingbury Camp - Southampton
06.1944: Sergeant - Normandy campaign - WIA in Courseulles sur Mer / Juno Beach and awarded the MM and sent to the hospital
26.08.1944: back to his unit in the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps Regina Rifle Regiment and promoted to Company Sergeant Major
End 1944: fought in France, Belgium and the Netherlands in Nijmegen
08.02.1945: the Allies launched Operation Veritable in the Rheinland region, Germany
16.02.1945: firstly reported MIA - KIA in the Moyland Wood located 10km south-east of Kleve - Germany and promoted posthumously to Warrant Officer class II
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