Canadian soldiers from 9th Brigade land June 6, 1944
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Francis Samuel Brydon Pilot Officer J/90923 625 RAF Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Born: King's County, NS Died: June 1, 1944
Nova Scotia Casualties - WWII
D-Day June 6, 1944 On June 6, 1944, Allied forces invaded Western Europe along an 80-kilometre front in Normandy, France. Of the nearly 150,000 Allied troops who landed or parachuted into the invasion area, 14,000 were Canadians. The Canadians suffered 1074 casualties, including 359 killed. Remembering the Nova Scotians Killed in Action on June 6, 1944
D-Day +1 - June 7, 1944 D-Day (June 6, 1944) was only the beginning of the struggle to liberate France. Ahead lay eleven more months of bitter fighting. On June 7, the Canadians began to push inland against vicious German counter-attacks. The battles in Normandy would see eleven months of hard fighting in Northwest Europe. Remembering the Nova Scotians Killed in Action on June 7, 1944
Joseph Fulgence d’Entremont Leading Seaman Royal Canadian Navy Reserve HMCS Bras D'Or Died: October 19, 1940 Lost at Sea
Yarmouth Co., Casualty - WWII Updated Remembrance Page - June 1, 2019
George William Victor Miles Leading Seaman Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve H.M.C.S. Qu 'Appelle Died: March 23, 1944 Lost at Sea
Nova Scotia Casualty - WWII Updated Remembrance Page - June 1, 2019
Winslow Earl Oikle F/96045 Corporal 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, R.C.I.C Died: June 7, 1944 Killed in Action
Nova Scotia Casualty - WWII Updated Remembrance Page - June 3, 2019
Henry Churchill 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, R.C.I.C The sun had just set, they embarked on their flight to Normandy. Within a short distance of the Normandy coast they were told the lights would be going out shortly. That meant the guys would look out the window for the last time, to see up and down the line. It was hard enough to jump, but in the dead of night with the uncertainty was difficult.
Stories WWII Updated Page - June 4, 2019
William Dakin Mullin Pilot Officer J/87245 431 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Died: June 8, 1944
Nova Scotia Casualty - WWII Remembrance Page - June 6, 2019
Jacques (James) Frank Bourque 3180408 Private 1st Depot Battalion NS; (France and Belgium) 17th Reserve Battalion Eel Brook, Yarmouth Co., NS
Those Who Served, Yarmouth NS- WWI Remembrance Page - June 6, 2019
Nathan Lewis Chipman 222661 Lieutenant 219th Battalion 85th Battalion Killed in Action: June 16, 1917
WWI Casualty Yarmouth NS - WWI Updated Remembrance Page - June 13, 2019
John Claydon Goodman Gunner 880328 British Royal Artillery, 9th Coast Regiment Ferguson's Cove, Halifax Co., NS. Died: July 3, 1943
Nova Scotia Casualty - WWII Remembrance Page - June 14, 2019
Fraser Kenneth MacLeod Lance Corporal F/56453 North Nova Scotia Highlanders Victoria Co., NS Killed in Action: August 14, 1944
Nova Scotia Casualty - WWII Updated Remembrance Page - June 23, 2019
RCAF Yarmouth - Aircraft Lost at Sea On June 1, 1942 BW Hudson 631 Mark III aircraft of 113 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron out of RCAF Station Yarmouth (West Camp) went missing near the mouth of the Bay of Fundy ( Yarmouth, Digby Gut, Grand Manan) while on anti-submarine patrol. The four crew members were listed as missing, lost at sea.
Story Archive - WWII New Story Page - June 15, 2019
Yarmouth’s Wartime History (1939-1945) “ … At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them …”
Story Archive - WWII New Article - June 23, 2019
Henry Boice Whitman Aircraftman 2nd Class R/252155 Royal Canadian Air Force Annapolis Co., NS Died: July 2, 1943
Nova Scotia Casualty - WWII Remembrance Page - June 24, 2019
Sidney Raymond McCullough Gunner 5th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Digby Co., NS Died: June 26, 1944
Nova Scotia Casualty - WWII Remembrance Page - June 26, 2019
Ferdinand Foch MacNeil Leading Aircraftman R/124638 Royal Canadian Air Force Inverness Co., NS Died: June 26, 1942
Nova Scotia Casualty - WWII Remembrance Page - June 26, 2019
Elmer Daniel Schofield Private: F/89654 Lincoln and Welland Regiment, RCIC Kings Co., NS Died: October 28, 1944
Nova Scotia Casualty - WWII Remembrance Page - June 26, 2019