Private Henri Richard

Service Record

Henri Richard's service record, originally obtained from the Canadian Government by Roger Nelson (nephew), contains many details about his career in the Canadian Army:

Enlisted on 11 Feb 1943 Assigned to Ft. William 102 T.C. 26 Feb (basic training)

Assigned to the Midland Regiment, Terrace B.C. 13 May '43

Moved to the Winnipeg Grenadiers June 8, 43 Stationed at Courtenay B.C. June 9

12 Jul to Jan 7th/1944
Assigned to special duty to Kiska Alaska (as part of the W.G. Regt.)

Volunteered for service overseas

Embarked for Europe 4 Aug 1944

Assigned to Queens Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada Aug 8, 1944

Died of wounds Aug 28, 1944
Place 21A9
Died of wounds at AEF "a"

Rank Pte.

Died of wounds recieved in action Death occured on strength of forces H.Q.405-R-15341

Burial at Bretteville-Sur-Laize Cdn Mil Cem. France Grave 7 Row F Plot 17