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July 2, 1944 (France) Sergeant Jack Hickman, 6th Field Company Royal Canadian Engineers , disarming A German mine. Sergeant John Lockhart Hickman, (K/88012) was born September 6, 1911, in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. He enlisted on April 23, 1940 at Esquimalt, British Columbia. He was killed on October 31, 1944. On 30 October 1987, the village of Retranchement unveiled a Remembrance Stone for Canadian Sapper, Sergeant John Lockhart Hickman, killed helping to erect a Bailey bridge during the Canadians' advance. He buried in the Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.
July 3, 1944 (Normandy, France) Sapper Joe Iaci 6th Field Company Royal Canadian Engineers, coming out of his dugout.
July 4, 1944 (France) Machine-Gunners of the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa, in action near Carpiquet, France
July 6, 1944 (Carpiquet, France) Regimental Sergeant-Major Antonio Lamontagne and Captain Pierre Labrecque, both of Le Régiment de la Chaudière, sitting outside a church destroyed by shellfire in Carpiquet, France.
July 7, 1944 (England) Private Helen Brymer Canadian Women's Army Corps, watching Private Dorothy Lowry check the battery of her vehicle at the Chelsea and Cricklewood Garage, England.
July 8, 1944 (Carpiquet France) Lieutenant Alex Miller of Le Régiment de la Chaudière. Lieutenant Alexandre Miller, (K/88012) was born September 1, 1920, in Bersimis, Quebec. He enlisted on May 13, 1941 at Quebec. Lieutenant MIller (age 24) was killed in action on August 8, 1944. He is buried in the Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Frannce