Canadian Forestry Corps

Canadian Forestry Corps in WWII
Information supplied by Robert Briggs with contributions by JFLH

I wish to thank everyone who has made contributions of photos, stories and other info of their
family members of the Canadian Forestry Corps to this website.

If anyone has additional photos or stories they would like us to add here – we would be pleased to do so

For Further information please contact Bob Briggs

No. 6 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps
District No. 1, Camp 8,
District No. 5, Camp 8

Bog of Shannon, Avoch, Ross-shire;
District No. 4, Camp 22,
Abernethy, Boat of Garten, Inverness-shire

Canadian Mobilization Point - Victoria, BC
Mobilization Date -12 Jul 1940
Arrived in Scotland - 1 Mar 1941
Ceased Operations in Scotland - 25 May 1945
Camps Occupied in Scotland (relocation dates indicated)
Bog of Shannon, Avoch; Abernethy, Boat of Garten (10 Jul 43)

No. 6 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps, CASF
History
24 May 1940 – Authorized – Serial 2107 (GO 184/40)
12 July 1940 – Mobilized in Victoria, British Columbia (CFC Website)
7 November 1940 - CASF designation dropped (GO 273/40)
20 June 1945– Disbanded (GO 327/45)
War Diaries
16425 – 1940/07-1942/01
16426 – 1942/02-1945/06
Notes
8/7/40 – Ottawa - Authority was granted for formation of six Forestry Companies. [No. 2 Coy WD]
12/7/40 – Victoria, BC – Major A.E. Parlow, CO No. 6 Company, CFC, CASF arrived at District HQ, MD No. 11 and conferred with DOC and other staff officers regarding the formation of and recruiting for the Company. A room for organization and recruiting was allotted in Bay Street Armouries, Victoria and Major Parlow departed that night for Vancouver for the purposes of recruiting. [WD]
15/7/40 – Recruits commenced to arrive from various parts of the province. On arrival the recruits were sent to Otter Point Camp for training. [WD]
29/7/40 - Establishment was complete at 6 officers and 189 ORs. [WD]
28/8/40 – Company, with 5 officers and 193 ORs, proceeded enroute to Valcartier Camp, PQ leaving Victoria at 1355 hours via CP Steamship to Vancouver and CN Railways to destination. [WD]
1/9/40 – Company arrived at Valcartier Camp. [WD]
3/10/40 – No. 5 Company moved to new lines at Valcartier on being grouped with Nos. 1, 2, 6, 7 and 8 Companies, comprising the first contingent of the CFC for overseas service. [No. 5 Coy WD]
6/2/41 – Company entrained at Valcartier on TS-219. (Movement Control)
7/2/41 – Company arrived at Halifax. Embarkation delayed and company moved to Debert Camp. (Movement Control)
15/2/41 – Left Debert Camp and and embarked on E-110 Orontes. [Movement Control]
17/2/41 – Sailed for United Kingdom.
1/3/41 – Arrived in Scotland.
25/5/45 – Ceased operations in Scotland.
Courtesy of David Ryan

CFC Cap Badge
Courtesy of Robert J. Briggs

The war created a crisis in wood supply for the United Kingdom. Pre-war domestic production covered only a small fraction of the timber needed to support the war effort. In addition to civilian requirements, it was estimated that every soldier needed five trees: one for living quarters, messing, and recreation; one for crates to ship food, ammunition, tanks, and so on; and three for explosives, gun stocks, coffins, ships, factories, and direct or indirect support for the fighting line.
Canadians stepped up to fill this need. During 1941 and 1942, thirty companies drawn from all regions of Canada, totalling 220 officers and 6,771 regulars, were deployed to Scotland.
Also it takes a number of support soldiers for each fighting soldier.

We did load a ship with lumber, yeah. And it went to Africa and I took a chalk and I wrote my name and address on the board. I get to, it was about a month after, first thing I get this letter from the soldier in Africa. He says, "I want to tell you, he said, that you people, your job is important," he said, "We used your lumber today, we landed in Africa.
Courtesy of Joseph Wilmer Gagnon - The Memory Project Historica Canada

Once again the British Government turned to Overseas Woodsman to assist in the war effort. Given their impressive record in World War One it was natural that they looked to Canada to provide forestry units once again. In May 1940 the Canadian Government decided to form a Canadian Forestry Corps. Twenty Companies were initially formed with ten more as the war progressed.
The financial agreement between the two Governments as similar to that in World War I. Canada would bear the cost of pay, allowances and pensions, all initial personal equipment, transport to and from the United Kingdom. The British Government paid for "all other services connected with equipment, work or maintenance" and certain others, including medical services. Canada covered the cost for Medical Officers and Britain paid for hospitalization.
The arrangement was unusual as it resulted in a Canadian Unit working for the British, who controlled the areas of work and disposal of the product, but Military operations of the C.F.C. was never surrendered by the Canadians and came under command of Canadian Military Headquarters in London. Even though the C.F.C. had to serve two masters, no serious problems ever resulted.
Mobilization centres for the Corp spanned all across Canada, and recruited both English and French speaking personnel. Many of the volunteers were veterans of World War One, including the Corp's Commander, Brigadier- General J.B. White. Many of the men carried out the same duties as they did in civilian life, such as loggers, black smiths, lawyers, store man, cooks and clerks. The big difference between the new Corp and their World War One counter parts were the new Corp were considered Combat Troops.

No. 6 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps War Diaries - Library And Archives Canada War Diary Index

July 1940 Aug 1940 Sept 1940 Oct 1940 Part 1 & Part 2
Nov 1940 Part 1 & Part 2 Dec 1940 Jan 1941 Feb 1941
Mar 1941 Apr 1941
War Diaries courtesy of Robert Briggs via Danny Bouchard

May 1941 June 1941 July 1941 Aug 1941 Sept 1941
Oct 1941 Nov 1941 Dec 1941 Jan 1942 Feb 1942
Mar 1942 Apr 1942 May 1942 June 1942 July 1942
Aug 1942 Sept 1942 Oct 1942 Nov 1942 Dec 1942
Jan 1943 Feb 1943 Mar 1943 Apr 1943 May 1943
Jun 1943 July 1943 Aug 1943 Sept 1943 Oct 1943
Nov 1943 Dec 1943 Jan 1944 Feb 1944 Mar 1944
Apr 1944 May 1944 Jun 1944 July 1944 Aug 1944
Sept 1944 Oct 1944 Nov 1944 Dec 1944 Jan 1945
Feb 1945 Mar 1945 Apr 1945 May 1945
War Diaries courtesy of Jean Francois Chicoine

No. 6 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - Enlistment and Training

Canadian Mobilization Points

This larger Map shows that the men came from across our country of Canada and where each of the original 20
companies was mobilized and what percentage from each province the men came from.
Courtesy of 'The Sawdust Fusiliers' by William C. Wonders

No.6 Coy CFC was recruited in British Columbia - mostly Vancouver Island in Military District No 11
No 11 District Depot was located at Bay St. Armories, Bay St., Victoria, B.C..
Where the Recruitment office was set up for the No. 6 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps and the men would sign up in the month of July 1940.

Otter Point History Ref: pg 35 - Courtesy of Arnie Campbell

Otter Point Road Camp, Sooke, BC
Where the men were sent to for outfitting with kit and some training before shipped to Valcartier Camp, Quebec
It was originally a relief camp during the Great Depression and closed for that purpose in 1936.

Photo courtesy of Pte Bert Albert Watt Fox

No 6 Coy CFC Troop Movement Victoria to Valcartier Camp

Comte d'Athlone et William Lyon Mackenzie King passant les soldats en revue The Governor General and his prime minister inspecting troops in 1940 at Valcartier Camp
CFB Valcartier - Wikipedia
See page for author [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Valcartier Camp

CFC soldiers at Valcartier Camp, Quebec

Photo courtesy of Robert Briggs – grandson Pte Perle Bruce Tucker

Interactive Map of Camp Valcartier, Quebec
Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

No. 6 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - Troop Movement

No. 5 Coy CFC and CFC HQ were the first CFC companies that went to Scotland – Oct 1940 – with them were members of other companies
No. 6 Coy CFC Advance Party to Scotland

St-Gabriel de Valcartier Quebec Depot Train Station
- Train Schedule 220 Serial #2107
- Embarked 6 Feb 1941 – arrived in Halifax 7 Feb 1941

No. 6 Coy CFC and No. 7 Coy CFC were on the same train

No 6 Coy CFC Troop Movement - Feb 1941 - Valcartier - Halifax – Scotland

No 6 Coy CFC Ships Roll 17 Feb 1941 - Courtesy of David Ryan

Library and Archives Canada
Credit: Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-112993

Convoy in Bedford Basin, Halifax
1 Apr 1942

Interactive Map of Port of Halifax & PDF Map
Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

SS Orontes SS Orontes - Wikipedia
By Mikeo1938 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

HQ CFC Troop Movement 7 Feb 1941
Courtesy of David Ryan

Boarded ship at Halifax, Nova Scotia
Sailed 17 Feb 1941
Ship number E110 - Convoy TC-9 SS Orontes
Delayed to Debert, back to Halifax, 15 Feb 1941

No. 6 Coy CFC was also joined by No. 1, 2, 7 and 8 Companies and last section of CFC HQ on the ship
Disembarked 0945hrs 1 Mar 1941 at Gournock after two weeks at sea.

Meals served aboard ship - Courtesy of David Ryan

Canadian soldiers aboard a troopship arriving at Greenock, Scotland, 31 August 1942.
Reproduction of Faces of the Second World War - Image 300
Photographer: Laurie A. Audrain

Courage at Sea

Firth of Clyde is where the ship with the men came in to disembark at Gourock, Scotland
Then they caught a train to Fortrose and then by lorry to Bog of Shannon, the site of Camp 8, District No. 1

Interactive Map of Gourock - Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

Enlarged Maps of Gourock Scotland - Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

Journey Home to Canada
Courtesy of No. 6 Coy CFC War Diary – last entry

No. 6 Company CFC Logging Operations

It is convenient at this point to describe the War Establishment of a Forestry Company, C.F.C. The Establishment (CDN/IV/1940/12A/1, DATED Mar 41) provides for a total of 194 all ranks, of whom six are officers: one Major as Commanding Officer, one Captain as Second in Command, one Adjutant, and three Subalterns "for Timber operations". Of these last, one is normally is in charge in the bush, one is in charge of the mill, and one is technical officer. There are 12 Sergeants, of whom two are Mill Foreman and five Bush Foreman, one a Blacksmith, one a M.T. Sergeant, one a Sergeant Cook, and two Assistant Instructors. It is not necessary or desirable to rehearse all the details here, as the Official Historian will have all War Establishments easily available to him; but it may be noted that the list of rank and file includes the following tradesmen: 2 Millwrights, 2 Sawyers, Forestry; 1 Electrician; 3 Motor Mechanics, one of whom is a Corporal, 1 Carpenter, 1 Plumber or Pipefitter; 1 Shoemaker, and 1 Tailor. Among the mass of non-tradesmen, the following groups are conspicuous: 20 Logmakers, 30 Rollers and Chainmen, 10 Road Cutters, 14 Drivers I.C. (Internal Combustion)
Re No. 29 Report

The No. 6 Coy brought with them the most up-to-date logging equipment then available in Canada. They brought a standard medium type rotary mill with a capacity of 1500-2000 bd. ft. an hour or c. 8,000 cu. ft a week/3-5-4-7 cm an hour or 227 cm a week. (The British Forestry Commission also provided the company with a Scotch mill or bench, but these were not popular with the Canadians.) Power was supplied by 100-horsepowe Diesel generators. Logging equipment included TD9 caterpillar tractors, lorries, sulkies (pneumatic-tired arches), angle dozers for road making, and two and three drum winches for high-lead logging. They also were equipped with a variety of transportation vehicles, four tractors, two sulkies, one motorcycle, and originally six bicycles.
Most of the estates originally designated were logged and others were added to the list, including the Royal Estate at Balmoral. Several estates supported more than one camp. The Lovat Estates were particularly prominent with three camps (and a District headquarters) on their properties.
"CFC personnel were very good improvisators. Not all equipment to us was suitable to the job to be done. But the blacksmith's shop proved invaluable for modifying tools or improving them for new purposes. It was surprising how often slight changes in both woods and mill equipment could make big differences in efficient operation.

Even before felling could begin most companies had to introduce an access road network in the forests to enable their mechanized equipment to be used, in contrast to the widespread use of horses in prewar local forests. Road building and maintenance continued to occupy part of the CFC personnel even after the initial period.
The heavy-laden Canadian lumber lorries from mills to shipping points placed a great deal of strain on local roads and access roads even when they were gravelled, particularly during rainy periods.

Heavy CFC logging truck
Courtesy of Al Neale - son of Pte Charles Frederick Neale

Companies usually worked in two sections, "one cutting 'in the bush' and bringing out the timber, the other sawing it into lumber in the company mill, and both using mostly Canadian mechanical equipment," The relative openness of the cultivated Scottish forests in contrast to the tangled undergrowth of most natural Canadian pleased the CFC. Nevertheless, pressure had to be applied to Canadian fallers to cut trees close to the ground in Scottish fashion, rather than higher up, which left unsightly stump-fields so common in home forestry operations. The felling crew consisted of three men, two sawing down and one trimming or limbing. Hand saws and axes were the tools employed. The trees involved reflected the variety of Scottish plantations, with Scot pine, spruce and larch particularly common, but also Douglas fir and hardwoods on occasion.
The frequent alternation of rain and snow proved unexpected for many of the Canadians, accustomed to a more continuous snow season. Men's hands were often cut up by handling wet lumber in raw cold weather. Most of the area where they were working in Scotland lay north of 57degrees N, a higher latitude location than most forest operations in Canada-approximately the latitude of Mile 150 on the Alaska Highway (some 100 milesι160 kilometres north of Fort St. John, B.C.), Fort McMurray, Alberta, Lynn Lake, Manitoba, and the Belcher Islands in Hudson Bay. Consequently, the longer winter darkness period in Scotland was an inconvenience for the felling teams at the extreme ends of the working day and working hours had to be adjusted to seasonal light conditions. (Companies worked a full-hour day, with precise hours decided by individual company commanders. There was no specific equipment provided for loading logs on trucks when they had to be transported to the mill. In most cases where the logging was conducted not too far from the mill, the trees could be taken tree length to the mill by the sulky and bucked (cut into log lengths) at the landing.
CFC companies transported and sold scrap wood from the mills to the public for fuel, at prices and delivery charges fixed by the Ministry of Supply. At times some scrap wood "mysteriously`` fell from lorries to land beside individual homes in financial need.
In later developments of 1943 the Scottish timber stands were being depleted. During the summer several hundred men of the Corps suitable for other deployment were posted to other overseas units. At the same time there were fuel shortages in Canada, shipping was becoming easier and the Invasion of Normandy was looming.

Total Production of Forest Products CFC Scotland
Courtesy of 'The Sawdust Fusiliers' by William C. Wonders

Postcards 1942 - courtesy of Shirley Briggs granddaughter of Pte Thomas Stanley Levy K98592

In the No. 6 Coy War Diaries there are many entries of soldiers being injured in the mills or the forest falling trees and on the roads. A soldier toes being chopped off with an axe and another soldier losing fingers in the saw in the mill. There a good many soldiers injured and sent to Tulloch Hospital in Tulloch Castle, Dingwall.
For more information go to Illness Injuries & Hospitals
Also some soldiers were killed from the accidents they were in. For more information go to CFC Casualties

In each of the forestry camps there a camp hospital for minor injuries and illness. There would be a sergeant of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps to look after the health issues of the soldiers of the camp. There were Medical Officers of the RCAMC as well attached to the CFC HQ and District HQ in the event of major injuries and illness. The Medical Officer would also visit the camps to ensure hygiene and etc including a short arm inspection once in awhile. For info on Medical Officers go to Doctors of the CFC
As well in the CFC HQ and in each of the District HQ there was a dentist attached to look after the dental needs of the soldiers. The Dental Officer would have his office in one of the camps and would also go to the camps to check all the soldiers. For more info go to Dentists of the CFC
Also no soldier wants to go without pay. Pay parades were held regularly in addition to when a group of soldiers were going on leave they would be paid the day before. Also go to Paymasters of the CFC

No. 6 Company Canadian Forestry Corps Camp 8 & Camp 22

Bog of Shannon; Avoch

Canadian Forestry Camps in Scotland WW2 - Note: Camp 8, Bog O Shannon & Camp 22, Abernethy, Boat of Garten
Courtesy of 'The Sawdust Fusiliers' by William C. Wonders

CFC Map Scotland
Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside
Camp 8 was the home of No. 6 Coy CFC from 1 Mar 1941 until 10 Jul 1943

Interactive Map of Camp 8
Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

Larger Version

Camp 22 was the home of No. 6 Coy CFC from 10 Jul 1943 until 25 May 1945

Interactive Map of Camp 22
Courtesy of Paul Keenleyside

Camp 22, Abernethy, Boat of Garten
Was occupied also by No. 14 Coy 19 Nov 1942
Larger Version

The camps were located on estate property near a road to permit vehicle access. Buildings were mostly frame, lumber cut in Corp's sawmills. Some Nissen huts were erected and housed shoemakers, armourers carpenters as well as serving other purposes
Men were housed in huts accommodating 14 men each. A cookhouse, ablution hut with hot and cold showers, sergeants' quarters and mess, officers' quarters and mess, orderly room, medical hut, quartermaster stores, garage and workshop were present in the camp.
Several camps had garden patches to provide fresh vegetables for the men. Swill from the messes was sold to local farmers and the income spent on the messes, or some companies kept pigs and the swill was fed to them. On reaching maturity the pigs were sold to the RASC. Rather than have to purchase young pigs, one company at Cawdor North Camp decided to raise its own, but discovered pigs do not always obey army orders: "17 March 1942 - Delighted to notice that one of our sows is pregnant. We had come to the conclusion that her several trips to the boar had provided her with diversion only."

Nissan Hut at some of the camps
Due to its semicircular, corrugated iron shape the Nissen Hut deflected shrapnel and bomb blast making it a perfect bomb shelter
Courtesy of Melanie McLennan

No. 6 Company Canadian Forestry Corps - Life in Scotland

The military role of the CFC as distinct from its industrial role was important, particularly during the period of possible German invasion after the fall of France. Personnel were allowed to wear civilian clothing while working, but uniforms were required for military activities and when on leave. As combatant troops they received additional training on Saturdays after their week's work in the woods. This included practice on rifle ranges and tactical exercises with other military units. Periodically they participated in weekend military schemes in their areas. CFC lorries often were called on to transport personnel of other units as well as its own.

Members of the CFC were seen in uniform regularly at local parades in support of varied wartime causes. In addition to their distinctive cap badges and shoulder patches, from Mar 1943 the CFC were identified by a green triangle below the 'Canada' flash on the upper arm of the battle dress. The CFC was apparently well liked in the Scottish Highlands. The men became active participants in local functions, from fundraising to staging Christmas parties for the local children. A notable tribute to the CFC was paid by Laura Lady Lovat when she stated, "you Canadians may be cutting the Scots firs of the Highlands, but in Highland hearts you are planting something far more lasting".

Church parades also brought them to the public's attention as the No. 6 Coy made use of the local church buildings as well as holding religious services in the camp.
The Chaplains of the Canadian Forestry Corps were attached to CFC HQ or to one of the District HQ to serve the needs of the soldiers.
For extra information on the Chaplains go to Chaplains of the CFC

Courtesy of "The Sawdust Fusilers" by William C. Wonders

The Scottish people above all appreciated the kindness shown local children by members of the CFC. Christmas celebrations however, were the highlights. CFC personnel went out of their way to make the day memorable for the local children, many of whom came from poor crofts and many of whose fathers were away in the services.


Scottish lassie with her bicycle
Courtesy of Melanie McLennan
A CFC soldier walking & Scottish young folks

Al Leslie Scottish civilian story Courtesy of The Memory Project Historica Canada

No. 6 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - Photos and stories of the soldiers

Pte William Ernest Armstrong K98526 & 7 more unidentified soldiers of No.6 Coy
Photo courtesy of Dylan Armstrong - grandson of Pte William Ernest Armstrong

Di Primio, Antonio Pte K98525
Photos courtesy of Len DiPrimo - grandson

From: Len DiPrimo
Sent: Saturday, February 20, 2016 8:38 PM
To: Bob Briggs
Subject: RE: Di Primio, Antonio Pte K98525
These are two of the pictures of I have. The first one is a portrait I have and the second one is
My grandfather in London on leave ( so I have been told) in Piccadilly square.
Regards Len

Fox, Albert Watt Pte K99594
Photo courtesy of Maxine Adam, daughter

Far left - Pte Frederick Henry O'Gorman, wee Scottish lassie & Pte Albert 'Bert' Watt Fox

Middle, Right - Pte Albert 'Bert' Watt Fox with daughter Maxine in in Edinburgh, Scotland
Photos courtesy of Mr Bert Fox

Pte Albert Watt (Bert) Fox in discussion with Bob Briggs of time with the Canadian Forestry Corps WW2

In his own words Memories of Pte Albert Watt 'Bert' Fox as told to Robert Briggs

Pte Stanley Levy with his wife Cressida (Chapple) of Victoria, BC. It was in Victoria BC where he enlisted

Photos courtesy of Shirley Briggs, granddaughter


Unidentified soldiers of No.6 Coy
CFC on the march at Otter Point Rd
Camp, Sooke, BC

Pte Stanley Levy and two buddies

Pte Stanley Levy's Bible
From: Briggs, Shirley
Sent: November-09-11 9:52 PM
To: Robert J Briggs
Subject: RE: Canadian Forestry
Awesome…. Thanks for emailing me back right away.
I live outside of Portland, but was born and lived in Victoria for my first 10 years : I was just in Victoria in September scanning family photos.
I'm at the beginning of my research for my Grandfather Stanley Thomas Levy. He was in the Canadian Forestry in Scotland. I have his personal effect and can get specifics but thought I'd start with some basics. He was badly injured loosing 4 fingers and a thumb so spent much of his time in a hospital. He was born in 1897 in Victoria and died there in 1993 at 96 years old. Many people knew him well. I have some of his letters and a Army group photo.
I'd like to learn everything I can about the environment for the Canadian Forestry Army in Scotland during the war. It defiantly shaped my Grandfathers values and perspective on life.
Thanks in advance for any insight you can provide….
--shirley
I quickly read the "The Sawdust Fusiliers" last night. It is a fascinating read. I'm realizing that 1942 was 70 years ago!!! Due to the accident in the mill, my Grandad didn't share much about his life in Scotland though he loved the nurses that took care of him in the hospital. Grandad loved to tell stories, but my mother shared that they tended to change over his 96 years so I'm not sure on the details.

Mahoney, Gerald Edward LCpl K98593
Taken in North Vancouver?
Photo courtesy of Theresa Felton

No. 6 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - War Brides

Astrope, Harold Hugh Pte K99618 & Miss Elsie Beason Finlay 1944 in Aberdeen, Scotland
Battie, John Alessi Pte K98677 married Miss Margaret Dick Jarvie
Fox, Albert ‘Bert’ Watt Pte K99594 married Miss Helen Smeaton
Hannaford, William Herbert Pte K98589 married Miss Margaret Walker Lawson 17 Sep 1942, in Renfrewshire, Scotland
Hetherton, Gordon David LCpl K99649 married Miss Nora Una Ryan 1941 in Hampstead, London, England
Mitchell, Hugh Pte from the mail room married – unknown in Scotland
Mitchell, Robert Pte married Alice from Edinburgh, Scotland
Morfit, Pte married Isabella from Avoch, Scotland
Mortensen, Valdemore Christopher ACpl K98675 married Miss Florence May Wood
Yates, George Arthur Sgt K99079 married Miss Janet Walker Scott

No. 6 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - Company Photos
Why are some soldiers missing from the company photo's


No. 6 Company Aug 1941 - For complete Photo courtesy of Pte Albert 'Bert' Watt Fox
& List of Identified Soldiers

Larger Photo
National Defense Directorate of History and Heritage
& for further reference Library and Archives Canada
Courtesy of Jean-Francois Chicoine


No. 6 Company Aug 1943 - For complete Photo courtesy of Pte Albert 'Bert' Watt Fox
List of Identified Soldiers

Larger Photo
National Defense Directorate of History and Heritage
& for further reference Library and Archives Canada
Courtesy of Jean-Francois Chicoine

No. 6 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps - Photos and stories

List of Abbreviations - Library and Archives Canada
ABBREVIATIONS and ACRONYMS of WW2 and service records
Military Districts of Canada 1939
Calgary Military Historical Society

Access to Information (ATI) Online Request – to obtain the services records for a soldier

No.6 Coy CFC Soldiers List 20 Mar 1944

No. 6 Coy CFC started out with 198 soldiers in 28 Jul 1940. Over the years this company saw a large movement of men before the company came back to Canada.
First off there was a number of other rank soldiers who received their commission to an officer while in Scotland. The fighting units were always looking for able bodied soldiers whose medical category was A and No. 6 Coy CFC lost a number of soldiers to transfers to these units. Then when the Battle of Britain was over and the concern of an invasion of the UK was not the same threat – plus the forest that could be logged were dwindling, ten companies of CFC men were transferred back to Canada. This selection was done in CMHQ in London. All the companies were affected by transfers of men from one company to another. No. 6 Coy was affected in the same way. Next with the Normandy Invasion in the planning and No. 6 Coy being one of the 10 companies that was staying in Scotland to finish up the war in Scotland, while ten companies were sent to France. There were a great number of soldiers that were transferred from one company to another. This choice of transfers was done in the CMHQ. After the Invasion of Normandy the fighting units were looking for able bodied men for replacements in North-West Europe. By now some of the able bodied soldiers in the fighting soldiers would be having their medical category lowered and some of these soldiers would be transferred to the Canadian Forestry Corps to keep the strength of the forestry companies up. They couldn’t fight anymore but they would be functional working in the forestry work.

Abear, Jack Oliver Pte K92027 Driver IC - att from No 11 Detach RCASC transf to No.17 Coy & No.16 Coy & HQ No 2 Dist & Reinf Sect
Acland, John Vivian Lt Transf from No.10 Coy
Adams, J.K. A Sgt K92053 Transf from No 11 DD transf to No.7 Coy & Training Wing
Addison, Walker Pte K98554
Akenhead, Alexander Edwin Lt K98510 tech storesman ‘C’ - transf to OCTU & No.21 Coy
Alexander, Ernest LeRoy Pte K62906 Transf from 2nd Scottish Regt & No.10 Coy transf to CARU & RCCS
Alexander, Robert George Pte K99575 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No.12 Coy
Alvey, D.E. Pte K10063 Transf to No.12 Coy
Anderson, David Pte K98517 driver IC
Anderson, Fred William Sgt G45626 Transf from & back to No.4 Coy
Anderson, H.R. Pte Transf to CGRU & CProvC
Andrews, William John LCpl K98582 depart foreman - transf to No 1 CGRU & CMH
Anglin, V.E. ACpl F28093 Discharged - transf from No 11 Detach RCASC
Armey, Charles (Corky) Harcourt Pte K98583 Transf to No.10 Coy
Armstrong, Christopher Lee Major CO - transf to No.7 Coy
Armstrong, William Ernest Pte K98526 driver mech "C"
Arsenault, F. Sgt E9100
Ashley, Cyril Victor Pte K98527 driver IC - transf to No 1 CASCRU
Ashton, Norman LCpl K98545 driver IC
Astrope, Harold Hugh Pte K99618 Transf from No.10 Coy
Aumond, Edgar Pte C34073 Transf from No.12 Coy transf to No.5 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Babin, Louis Pte C70250 driver - transf from HQ CFC & No.20 Coy
Bainbridge, E.N. Pte K42854 Transf to No.12 Coy
Bakken, Gunnar Pte K98584 Transf to No 11 DD
Baldwin, D. Pte M65833
Baldwin, Leonard Sgt K92246 Transf from No 11 DD transf to HQ CFC & No.18 Coy
Barnaby, I.W. Pte G5235
Barnes, B.D. Pte K14067 Discharged - transf from 2nd AA Battery RCA & No.7 Coy
Bastedo, George Campbell Sgt K98585 Transf to OCTU & CFC HQ & No.11 Coy & No.21 Coy & CFC HQ No 1 Dist Canmore Alberta
Battie, John (Jack) Alessi Pte K98677
Beattie, R.A. Pte U1759 Transf from No.7 & Reinf Sect
Bell, William Henry Pte K98538 Transf to No.7 Coy & No.5 Coy VGC
Beninger, W.L. ASgt K98161 Discharged - transf from No 11 DD & No.7 Coy
Bennett, K.W. Pte K99536
Benson, Alexander William Blair Capt 2I/C - transf from No.20 Coy & HQ No 4 Dist transf to No.14 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Berrow, Pte
Betts, Douglas ASgt K47123 blacksmith class B
Bigham, Clifford Chester Pte K99140 Transf from No.7 Coy
Blaire, Jack Pte K98670 Transf to HQ No 1 Dist
Blanchard, Lewis James CSM K21005 Transf from No 11 DD
Bohan, James Edward Pte K98613 Transf to No.12 Coy
Bond, Albert Wellington Sgt K98528 cook - transf to No.12 Coy
Booth, Clifford John Pte K98513
Borden, C.W. Pte B71658
Boutin, E.J. Pte D113011 Transf from No.9 Coy transf to No.12 Coy
Bouvette, Joseph Clifford Sgt K98529 millwright "A"
Bowden, Pte Transf from Reinf Sect
Bowes, Eldred Laventure (Johnny) Pte L50148 Transf from No.20 Coy
Bowie, Frank Edgar Pte K98614 plumber class B
Bowker, Vincent Joseph ASgt K98516 motor mech ‘B’
Bowles, A. Pte K99100
Boyles, David Forman Cpl K99757 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No.26 Coy
Boyles, Walter John Cpl K92184 Transf from No 11 DD
Bradner, E.M. ACSM K14029 Transf from RCA transf to HQ CFC
Bragdon, Kenneth Earle Cpl G45609 Transf from No.4 Coy transf to No.4 Coy & HQ No 2 Dist
Briggs, George Pte K98639 tractor driver
Britten, George Raymond LCpl K98586
Brodie, Francis Henry Pte B20198 Transf from No.11 Coy transf to HQ No 1 CFG
Brouillard, D. Pte C34031
Brown, H.F. Pte H62758 driver - transf from No 10 MD CFC Wing Port Arthur Ont & No.20 Coy
Brown, Oliver Clare Cpl K98505 driver IC - postal clerk transf to CPC
Bruce, James Earl LCpl K99591 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to HQ No 7 CFD
Bryant, Clayton Henry Pte K99566 Transf from No.10 Coy & No.1 Coy & No.7 Coy
Bryon, Don Pte K99525 Transf from No.10 Coy
Burchett, Edward Page Capt-Major Transf to HQ No 5 Dist & HQ CFC & HQ No.1 CFG
Burke, Richard Arnold Cpl K98546 Transf to No.12 Coy
Burnett, Edwin Alfred Sgt K98005 carpr - transf from No 11 DD
Burwash, Albert Gordon Pte K99645 elect ‘A’ - transf from No.10 Coy
Butt, Edward William George Pte K98580 driver - transf to No 1 CSFS
Cairney, Hugh Pte K57488 Transf from CScotR transf to No.12 Coy
Callaghan, F. Pte C31198
Cameron, Donald Major ALCpl B20183 Transf from No.11 Coy
Carruthers, W.J. Pte M103532 Transf to HQ No 1 CFG & No.9 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Carter, P.J. Pte F79347 Transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Campbell, Archibald Marquis Cpl K99096 Transf from No.7 Coy
Carlson, Salfrid Pte K19051 cook "C" - transf from 15th Vancouver Cost Brigade RCA & No.10 Coy transf to No.29 Coy
Carwithen, Malcolm Beaton Cpl K14044 driver IC - transf from No.7 Coy transf to RCA
Cavanagh, J.M. Pte C38635
Champagne, R.M. Pte B20640 Transf from No.12 Coy
Christian, G.A. Pte K98045 Transf from & back to No 11 DD transf to No.21 Coy
Clark, Stanley Harris Major CO - transf from No.19 Coy & No.7 Coy
Clarke, Fraser Pte G45722 Transf from & back to No.4 Coy
Clarke, William John ASgt K98660 Discharged
Clutterbuck, William Hoyes Pte K57566 Transf from CScotR
Cole, G.R. Pte D76690 Transf to HQ No 1 CFG
Collins, James Cameron Lt K41139 Transf from No.30 Coy & OCTU transf to & No.20 Coy & No.10 Coy & No 1 CSFS & No.15 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Conrad, H.L. Pte K92202 Transf from & to No 11 DD
Cope, Arthur Thomas Pte K98587
Corby, Alaris Harra Guy CSM K91522 clerk 'C' - transf from No 11 DD
Coughman, W.H. Pte K37261 driver I/C
County, Albert E. Pte K94699
Courtney, Albert Cpl K98547 Transf to No 1 CSFS & back to No.6 Coy
Courtney, J. Pte H94691 Transf to No.12 Coy
Crabtree, Harold Roy Lt Transf from No.9 Coy transf to No.10 Coy
Craigie, Douglas James Cpl B17046 Transf from No.14 Coy & No.16 Coy& No.8 Coy
Crawford, R.C. ALCpl C21419 Transf from Reinf Sect
Croizier, Eugene Cyril Pte K98623 Transf to No 5 DD
Cushing, Earl Thompson Pte K96815 Transf to HQ CFC & No.9 Coy & OCTU & No.10 Coy - See CFC Casualties
Cushing, Paul Hartley Cpl K98616 Transf to OCTU & No.13 Coy & No.28 Coy - See No 8 CFD transf to No 4 CBR
Cyr, Joseph Alphonse Pte K99577 Transf from No.10 Coy
Damstrom, Rudolph A. 'Rudy' Pte K41473
Dann, D.A. Pte K15080
Daoust, A.J. Pte H94542 Transf to No 1 CSFS
Darken, Robert John Pte K98548 Discharged
Dawson, P. Pte K62503 Transf from Reinf Sect
Delorme, Leo Joseph Pte B20146 Transf from No.11 Coy transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Demmon, Walter Archibald Cpl K98674 Transf from BC CFC Wing transf to No.7 Coy
Dennison, William James Pte K98617
Densmore, Allan Clarence Sgt K78402 driver IC - transf from No 11 Detach RCASC transf to No.10 Coy & No 1 CSFS & No 1 NETD
Densmore, James Robert Pte K78401 No 11 Detach RCASC
Depencier, George Howe Pte B20190 Transf from No.11 Coy
Desrocher, Samuel Peter Pte K98640
Dick, A.M. Cpl Transf from SHofC
Di Primio, Antonio Pte K98525 cook "C"
Dixon, B.B. Pte G28310 driver - transf from No.4 Coy
Dodds, Pte
Doney, W.J. Pte L104618
Doyles, Pte
Duerksen, Samuel Pte K99646 Transf from No.10 Coy
Duff, James Pte K98530 Discharged
Duncan, Harry Edmund Sgt K98147 cook "C" - transf from No 11 DD transf to No.26 Coy
Dunne, T.H. Pte M45348 Transf from No.25 Coy
Dunsmore, James McKay Pte K98531 Transf to No 5 Coy VHG
Eggler, A. Pte M63860 Transf to No.12 Coy
Erickson, J.C. Pte K47404
Erkstrom, David John Pte K98570 Transf to No 5 DD
Erskine, Cyril Arthur Alexander Lt G75328 Transf from Reinf Sect & No.19 Coy
Erwin, Thomas Hillary Pte K19035 See Irwin, Thomas Hillary Pte K19035
Evans, David Pte K99648 Transf from No.10 Coy - See CFC Casualites
Evans, Edward John Pte K98654
Fairley, Raymond Alexander Cpl K99006 Transf from No.7 Coy
Ferguson, Brian Harry Pte K98631 Transf to No 5 DD
Ferguson, Glen Hale Pte K98549 engine artificer ‘B’
Findlay, George Alexander Pte K98532 Transf to No.12 Coy
Finter, Charles Frederick Pte K99100 Transf from No.7 Coy transf to No.27 Coy
Fisher, Thomas Stanley Pte
Fitzgerald, Kenneth Clare LCpl K98550 Transf to No.12 Coy
Fitzpatrick, Hugh Pte K99576 Transf from No.10 Coy
Flageolle, Leo Pte D66128 Transf from No.27 Coy & No.1 Coy
Flynn, Michael Pte K98551
Forsyth, J.A. Pte K98028 Discharged - transf from No 11 DD
Fox, Albert 'Bert' Watt Pte K99594 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No.12 Coy transf to SHofC
Fraser, Donald Patrick Pte K99061 Transf from No.7 Coy
Fraser, Robert Burgess Pte K46788 Transf from Reinf Sect & No.7 Coy
Friesen, Benjamin Pte K98603 Transf to No 11 DD
Fry, Victor Charles LCpl K88716 tailor "B" - transf from 5th BC Coast Brigade - RCA transf to CORU
Furge, W.E. Pte G17422 Transf to No.12 Coy
Gallagher, W. Pte B79830 Transf from Reinf Sect
Garfield, James Garner Sgt K98641 Transf to No.5 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Garland, E.V. Pte H101815
Gauthier, F.J. Pte M65387 Transf from No.23 Coy transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD transf to No 13 CBR
Geldart, Arthur Pte K98624 driver 'IC' - transf to No 6 DD & No.18 Coy & No.6 Coy & No 3 CACRU
Gibbs, Amr Sgt H&PER attach to No.6 Coy transf to No 1 CORU
Gilles, C.W. Pte K98123 Transf from No 11 DD
Gillis, G. Pte Transf from Reinf Sect transf to CProvC
Glassford, J. Pte K98021 Discharged - transf from No 11 DD
Goguen, R. Pte G825 Transf from No.23 Coy
Goldie, Harry George Pte K20069 rigger "B" - transf from 1st A.A. Regt RCA & No.10 Coy transf to No 1 CSFS
Goldie, Reginald Charles Pte K92015 Transf from HQ 2nd Cdn Div & No.1 Coy & No.10 Coy & No.4 Coy
Gordon, Alexander Capt Transf from No.7 Coy transf to No.29 Coy
Gordon, Joseph Pte K98618 Transf to No 1 CSFS
Gorgerat, L. Pte C34210 Transf from No.23 Coy
Gould, Charles Henry Pte K14012 Transf to No 11 DD
Gould, Lloyd George (Lefty) Cpl K98642 - See CFC Casualties
Gowlland, R.J. Pte K678833 Transf from No.30 Coy transf to No 1 CIRU
Graham, John Wesley Pte K98552 Discharged
Grant, Donald Sinclair Pte K98040 Transf from No 11 DD
Gravelle, Leo Pte B20125 Transf from No.11 Coy & No.12 Coy
Green, John Collins McNair Pte K16044 cook 'C' - transf from No 15 Vancouver Coast Brigade RCA & No.10 Coy transf to CPC
Greenlees, Walter Kincaid Pte K41309 Transf from No.29 Coy tranf to No.12 Coy
Greig, G.D. Pte H65780 Transf to No.12 Coy
Guy, William Harold Pte K98625 motor mech ‘B’- transf to No.10 Coy
Hall, F.J. Pte K41475 Transf from No.7 Coy transf to No 1 CSFS
Halliday, Hubert Pte K99163 Transf from No.7 Coy transf to No 11 DD
Hamilton, A.A, Pte K54077
Hamilton, J.M. Pte K100015 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.12 Coy
Hammond, Edwin Munroe Pte K98577 edgerman ‘B’ - transf to No.9 Coy & No 3 CACRU
Hannaford, William Herbert Pte K98589 driver IC
Hannnibal, E.K. Pte K99556
Hansen, Carl Julius Pte K98588 Transf to No.26 Coy
Hanson, Hans Pte K98501 Transf to No 11 DD
Harding, Charles Frederick Lt G48052 Adj - transf from No.15 Coy & OCTU & No.6 Coy
Hawryluk, Peter ASgt K98515
Hayes, Austin LCpl B20715 Transf from No.12 Coy & No.5 Coy
Head, Donald Major CO - transf from No.10 Coy & No.11 Coy & Reinf Sect
Headon, C.W. Pte K73425 Transf from No 11 DD & No.18 Coy & No.10 Coy transf to No 1 CASCRU
Heitman, Wilton Norman Pte K99054 Transf from No.7 Coy
Hendry, James Wood Pte K98626 Transf to RCAMC
Hetherton, Gordon David Cpl K99649 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Hilder, William Pte K98676 Transf to RCE - See CFC Casualties
Hocking, T.J. Pte B146517
Hogan, J.J.C. Pte K41437
Hollas, Thomas CSM K99587 Transf from No.10 Coy & No.7 Coy transf to No.5 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Holman, J.L. Pte M35561 Transf to No.12 Coy
Holmgren, Archie Raymond Pte K98590 driver IC
Holmstrup, Christian Sgt L50122 Transf from No.20 Coy & No.17 Coy
Hood, P.J. Pte C73054 Transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Hooper, William Albert Capt H53433 2I/C - transf from No.5 Coy & No.17 Coy & No.14 Coy transf to No.22 Coy
Hopkins, Wilfred Edgar Pte K98591 Transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Horner, Robert Pte K98604 driver - transf to HQ CFC & No.6 Coy & No 1 CSFS
Hounsome, S.L. Pte H94674 Transf to RCASCRU
Hughes, William Lt M47455 Transf from HQ CFC & No.10 Coy & OCTU & Reinf Sect
Humphrey, Lloyd William Pte K99105 Transf from No.7 Coy
Ingraham, Amos Auburn Cpl G45698 Transf from & back to No.4 Coy
Irvine, James L. Pte H62828 Transf from No.23 Coy
Irwin, Thomas Hillary Pte K19035 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to BCD - See CFC Casualties
Izzard, A.R. Pte H100459
James, H.I. Pte K57744 Transf to No.12 Coy
James, John Pte K99187 Transf from No.7 Coy
Jansen, Walter Everard Sgt K98602 foreman 'B' - transf to No.12 Coy
Jefcoat, R.A. Pte K57877 Transf from No.7 Coy
Jennings, James Arthur Pte K99044 Transf from No.7 Coy
Jess, Peter Pte K98633 Transf to No.12 Coy
Johansson, H. Pte K41299
Johnson, John Albert Sgt K98622 bush foreman - transf to OCTU & No.9 Coy & No.30 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Johnson, Pte Transf from No 1 CARS
Jordan, Charles Stuart LCpl K98627
Jory, Clyde Delwin Pte K98643 Discharged
Kearns, Sidney Scobel Pte K98203 Transf from No 11 DD transf to OCTU & Reinf Sect & No.5 Coy & No.10 Coy & No.11 Coy & No 1 CSFS & No.10 Coy
Kellow, Robert James LCpl K99127 Transf from No.7 Coy
Kennedy, Colin Lachlan Pte K98553 Major - transf from 60th Heavy Battery 5th BC Coast Brigade transf to No 5 Dist HQ
Kirkpatrick, J.R. Pte K73400 Transf from No 11 DD & No.18 Coy & No.10 Coy transf to Reinf Sect & RCASC att to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Klemaki, P. Pte H62831 Transf from No.23 Coy
Knudson, Pete ASgt K98644 Transf to No 11 DD
Kolson, Frederick Pte K99031 Transf from No.7 Coy
Kjenstad, N.E. Sgt K72910 Transf from RWR & HQ No 5 Dist
Lagrippa, A. Pte D113004 Transf from No.9 Coy transf to HQ No 5 Dist & HQ No 7 CFD & HQ No 1 CFG
Laird, Alexander LCpl K98067 Transf from No 11 DD transf to No 1 CGRU CProC
Laird, John William Sgt K98534 bush foreman - transf to No 1 CSFS & back to No.6 Coy
Lajeunesse, Fred Sgt K98502 foreman ‘B’
Lamb, Ernest Pte K99612 Transf from No.10 Coy
Larocque, Emile H. Pte H62652 driver IC - transf to No.4 Coy
Larson, O. Pte H99528
Lassam, Albert Arthur Pte K99658 Transf from No.10 Coy
Laurie, Alexander A. Pte H94325 Transf from No.23 Coy transf to No 1 CSFS & No.6 Coy
Lauryssen, Cornelis Pte K98605 Transf to No.12 Coy
Layton, Harry Reginald Pte K98557 Transf to HQ No 2 Dist & No.22 Coy & No.19 Coy & No.15 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Layton, Sidney John Pte K98533 motor mech ‘B’
Lehmann, William Ernest Pte K99170 driver IC - transf from No.7 Coy transf to No 1 CACRU
Levesque, Edward John Sgt K98555 & Lt B.E.M. motor mech class B - transf to No.5 Coy & No.20 Coy & No 1 CSFS & OCTU & No.24 Coy & back to No.6 Coy
Levy, Stanley Thomas Pte K98592 millwright ‘A’
Linton, Samuel (Patty) Pte K99583 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No 3 CACRU
Litke, Herman William Pte K98556 Transf to No.29 Coy
Little, Brant George Sgt K99671 Transf from No.10 Coy
Little, Kenneth Wells ACpl K99508Transf from No.10 Coy
Loken, Lawrence William Sgt/Lt H53327 Transf from No.5 Coy & OCTU & No.5 Coy transf to No.14 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Longley, Eric Walter LCpl K98661 Transf to HQ No 5 Dist
Loutit, J.S. Pte K41557
Lowe, Leslie George Pte K98509 Transf to No.10 Coy
Lubkiwski, George Pte K99755 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No.12 Coy
Lymbourne, Frederick Hugh Howard Pte K63079 Transf from No.18 Coy & No.10 Coy & No.4 Coy transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
MacAllister, Pte
MacDonald, Pte Transf to Reinf Sect
MacHutchon, Jask ACpl K99195 Transf from No.7 Coy
MacDonald, John Armr Sgt K67289 RCOC att to No.6 Coy att to H&PER
MacDonell, Lloyd Joseph Sgt K25519 Transf from No 11 DD transf to No.12 Coy
MacKenzie, Pte
MacNab, Finlay Sgt K98512 cook class C - transf to No.12 Coy
MacNeil, Buster Pte
MacPherson, William John ACQMS K98535 clerk ‘C’ - transf to No.12 Coy
Mahoney, Gerald Edward LCpl K98593 millwright - transf to No.12 Coy
Mallory, Gordon Ewart ASgt K98559 Transf to RCAF - navigator - See CFC Casualties
Malo, Josaphat Pte K99632 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No.26 Coy
Marrs, G.D. Pte K62038 Transf from No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Marshall, Robert Amiel Pte K98558
Martel, C. Pte C30891 Transf from No.23 Coy
Matheson, Lorne Winfield Pte K98665 Transf CACRU & BCD
Maude-Roxby, Osborne Victor Lt Col 2I/C - transf to No.7 Coy & CFC Training Wing MGTC & No.19 Coy & No.9 Coy & HQ No 7 CFD & HQ No 1 CFG
McAdam, Duncan Kenneth Cpl K85224 Transf from PPLCI & HQ CFC transf to HQ No 1 Dist & No 1 CSFS & HQ CFC
McArthur, James Alexander Pte K98594 carp ‘A’
McCall, Lewis Edward LCpl K99541 Transf from No.10 Coy & CACRU
McCallen, William Pte K98536 driver IC - transf to No 5 DD
McDonagh, Myles Pte K98634 Transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
McFarland, George Thomas Pte B20158 Transf from No.11 Coy & No.12 Coy
McGarrigle, Wilfred Laurier Lt C70042 Transf from HQ CFC & OCTU transf to No.10 Coy
McGee, W.J. Pte A28604
McGillis, Emerson Gleeson Pte K98562 driver IC - transf to No.26 Coy
McGivery, Cecil Albert Pte G19383
McGladery, Kenneth William Alexander Pte K98666
McGladery, S. Pte K79147 Transf from RCSC transf to No 11 DD
McInnes, J.B. Pte K37524 Transf to No.12 Coy
McKay, Angus Robert QMS WOII K98520 mlwrght "A" - transf to HQ No 1 Dist & No 1 NETU
McKay, V.F. Pte H82069 Transf from Reinf Sect
McKenzie, Benjamin Kenneth Pte K98651
McKie, R.G. CSM C63341 Transf from No.8 Coy
McKinnon, Joseph Allan Pte K98504 plumber ‘B’
McLay, A. Pte H94725 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
McLeod, William Leslie Pte K98563 Transf to No.10 Coy & No.4 Coy
McMahon, James Cecil Pte K98560 Transf to Reinf Sect
McNab, John Franklin Pte K99751 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No 3 CARU
McParlon, George Lynn LCpl K98595 Transf to SHofC - See CFC Casualties
McPhee, Pte Transf to No.3 Coy
McQueen, Harry Pte H62860 Transf from No.23 Coy transf to No 1 NETD to enlist in US Army
McShane, F.T. Pte G5169
McVey, Byron Copley Pte K98645 Transf to No. 1 CORU
Mechan, Walter L. CQMS C962061 Transf from CMSC & HQ CFC & HQ No 1 Dist
Messenger, P.A. Pte K41090 Transf from No.22 Coy & Reinf Sect transf to No 1 NETD to enlist with US ARMY
Miles, Charles William Pte K98646 carpr - transf to No 1 CORU
Miller, A.M. Lt Transf from OCTU transf to RCA & Reinf Sect & No.27 Coy & No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Miller, James LCpl K98521 saw filer ‘C’ - transf to No.12 Coy
Mitchell, Robert Pte K98561 cook 'C'
Montgomery, Henry Thomas Pte K98539
Montgomery, R. Pte K92310 Discharged - transf from No 11 DD
Montgomery, R. Pte K41556 tractor driver - transf to No 1 CSFS
Montgomery, Walter Charles Pte K98538
Moore, Bernard Gonce Pte B20650 Transf from No.12 Coy & No.11 Coy
Morgison, W. ASgt K99171 Transf from No.7 Coy transf to No.5 Coy & HQ CFC
Morley, Henry Arnold Major Transf to HQ No 1 Dist
Morphet, Albert James Pte K99548 Transf from No.10 Coy
Morrell, E.F. Pte G52064
Mortensen, Valdemore Christopher Pte K98675 cook class C
Mortimer, Ebenezer LCpl K98537 Transf to HQ CFC & HQ No 1 Dist
Morton, David Edward Pte K98578 Transf to No.7 Coy & back to No.6 Coy
Munro, Alexander Lawrence Lt Transf from Reinf Sect & HQ No 3 Dist & No.22 Coy transf to HQ No 4 Dist
Munro, Roderick Cpl K99543 depart foreman - transf from No.10 Coy transf to No.29 Coy
Murchison, Joseph Cpl K99574 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No.12 Coy
Murphy, D. Pte H94770 Transf from Reinf Sect
Murphy, Gerald Cecil Sgt K98503 Transf to CFC HQ No 1 Dist & CGRU & No.15 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Murray, Robert Reid Lt Transf from No 1 CERU & No.15 Coy & HQ No 2 Dist & HQ No 3 Dist & No.25 Coy & No.24 Coy transf to No.16 Coy & No.5 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Murray, Rosevere Marr Bud Pte K18056 Transf from 1St AA Reg RCA & No.10 Coy transf to RCE
Nelson, William CSM K98507
Neufeld, Albert Arthur LCpl L12356 Transf from No.22 Coy
Newman, Arthur Bartlett Pte K98508 driver IC - transf to No 1 CACRU
Nicholls, Bruce Sgt K57075 Transf from 1st Battn CScotR transf to No.26 Coy
Nicholls, S.C. CQMS K98075 Discharged - transf from No 11 DD
Nicoll, James George Stuart CSM K98658 Transf to No.7 Coy & HQ No 2 Dist & No.21 Coy
Nott, Ernest David Pte K98606
Nowosad, Joseph Pte K98662 tractor & bulldozer optr - transf to No.12 Coy & RCASC
O'Gorman, Frederick Henry Pte K99598 Transf from No.10 Coy
Oldham, E.G. Lt Transf from 17th Searchlight Battery RCA
Ollsume, Elliott ACSM K98540 Transf to No.12 Coy
Orton, A.D. Pte F48047 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No 1 CGRU CProC Reinf Unit
Palmer, John Ernest Pte K98596 Transf to No.12 Coy
Paquette, J.S.A. Pte C70345 Transf from No.12 Coy
Parham, E.H. Sgt K89508
Parlow, Alan Edward Major Transf to HQ CFC & No 1 Dist HQ
Parsons, Albert Pte K98565 Transf to No.12 Coy
Patton, E.T. Pte F95278 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.1 Coy- See No 7 CFD
Pegg, Pte Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No 3 CARU
Pelton, L.C. Pte G53276 Transf from No 3 CARU transf to No.12 Coy
Pender, Arthur Benjamin Pte P7565 Transf from No.10 Coy & No.4 Coy transf to No 2 CARU
Perritt, Lloyd George Pte K99545 Transf from No.10 Coy
Phillips, Charles Anthony Pte K98657
Pickering, Thomas Patrick Capt C63496 Transf from No.8 Coy & OCTU & No.24 Coy transf to No.7 Coy & No.5 Coy & No.16 Coy - See No 8 CFD transf to Miltary Gov.
Pielou, H.H. Pte H37766 Transf from RCASC transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Pirrie, William Alexander Pte K98541 tractor operator
Pittendrigh, James Allen Sgt K98522 depart foreman ‘C’
Pond, Hazen Gilbert Capt Transf from No 12 DD & No.20 Coy & No.11 Coy & No.5 Coy
Preece, Maurice Stanley Pte K98564 Transf to OCTU & back to No.6 Coy as Lt
Prendergast, F.E. Pte K25447 Discharged - transf from 55th Heavy Battery RCA
Pritchard, Reginald Edgar Pte H53478 Transf from No.5 Coy transf to No 1 CSFS
Podbielancik, P.J. LCpl K74172
Pruden, William Percival Pte K98597
Quesnel, A.C. Cpl K2471 att X4A list to No.9 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Quesnel, Herbert Joseph Pte K98637
Rae, William Hastie Capt C63208 dist transp officer - transf from No.1 Coy & No.7 Coy transf to HQ No 2 Dist & No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Ralph, Eli James Pte K98669 driver IC
Ralstin, W.J. LCpl M100761 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.29 Coy
Randall, Richard Leonard Pte K98635
Rathwell, J.W. Pte B113397 Transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Raven, Jeffrey Wilson LCpl K98581
Rayner, Harold James LCpl K98567 log canter ‘C’ - transf to No 1 CGRU CProvC Reinf Unit
Rehak, Rudolph Pte K98655 Transf to HQ CFC
Reid, C. Sgt
Reimer, Jacob, Pte K95659 Transf to No 3 CACRU
Rennie, Robert Joseph Pte K98628 Transf to No 1 Canadian Reinf Sect
Reynolds, James Pte K98647 shoemaker ‘B’
Reynolds, William Templeton Pte K98566 Discharged
Rice, Dennis William Pte K98598 Transf to OCTU & No.5 Coy & No.4 Coy & No.25 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Rickards, Alfred Lionel Pte K98619 plumber 'B' transf to RCAF
Ridley, John Christopher Pte K98671 Alias Ramsey, Charles Pte - transf to RCAF
Ritchie, Herbert William Sgt K98568 cook ‘C’ - transf to No.12 Coy
Robb, H.C. Pte K41565
Robb, Wilfred Pte K98648
Robertson, Archie Donald Pte K99655 Transf from No.10 Coy
Rodgers, Thomas Niblo LCpl K99027 Transf from No.7 Coy
Roe, Harold Nikolay Herman Pte K98599 Transf to No.10 Coy & No.4 Coy
Rogers, Lawrence Cyril Pte K98607
Roper, John Henry Sgt K99190 Transf from No.7 Coy
Rosen, Arthur Ludwig Sgt K92287 Mill Foreman ‘A’ - transf from No 11 DD
Rosenbaum, W.H. Pte K42041 Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.21 Coy
Ross, Lawrence Maitland LCpl K99030 Transf from No.7 Coy
Rothery, John Stewart Pte K99074 Discharged - transf from No.7 Coy
Roussy, G. Pte E39512
Rowles, Ausmond (Ossie) R. Pte K99180 Transf from No.7 Coy
Rudnev, Max Pte K98636 Transf to No 11 DD
Russell, Hugh McLaren Capt 2I/C - transf from No.26 Coy & HQ No 5 Dist transf to No.16 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Salmond, James Pte K98570 Transf to No 11 DD
Sampson, P.L. Lt Adjutant Transf to No 11 DD
Sanderson, William Pte K98572 Transf to No 11 DD
Sanderson, William Calvin 'Bill' Pte M56334 Transf from Reinf Sect & No.10 Coy
Saulnier, J.M. Pte F86948 Transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Scott, Charles John Pte K98608
Scott, Douglas Joseph Pte K98610 driver IC
Shaw, Pte Transf from Reinf Sect
Shelton, Henry George Pte K98609 Discharged
Sherman, Edward Grant Pte K99510 Transf from No.10 Coy
Shores, Lincoln Pte K98620 rigger - transf to No 1 CASCRU
Siddell, Frank Goodman Sgt K98611 driver IC – motor mech ‘B’
Simington, Frank Ernest Pte K98600 Discharged
Simpson, Archibald Bertram Pte K98652 Transf to No.10 Coy
Simpson, R.A. Pte K62343 Transf to No.10 Coy
Simpson, Stuart Bertram Pte K62344 Transf to No 1 NETD transf to RCAF
Sinkinson, Walter Pte K98569 Transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Sloan, William (Bill) McDougal Pte K98511 Transf to HQ No 1 CFG
Smeeth, Edward Holton Pte K24013 engine artificer ‘B’ - transf from 17th SBRCA transf to HQ No 5 Dist & No.18 Coy & OCTU & No.15 Coy & No.19 Coy & No 1 CSFS & No.15 Coy - See No 8 CFD
Smith, Arnot Harry Allan Pte C70358 driver -transf from No 3 DD & No.4 Coy
Smith, Cyril Frederick John Pte K98523 driver I/C
Smith, Gerald Charles Pte K98579 driver IC - transf to HQ CFC & back to No.6 Coy
Smith, Harold Pte K98571 Transf to No.21 Coy
Smith, Maxwell V. Pte F65598 Transf from Reinf Sect
Smith, Robert Cecil Sgt B20028 Transf from No.11 Coy
Soutar, Herbert Neil Pte B20085 Transf from No.11 Coy
Spalding, Herbert Arthur Sgt & Lt K92068 bull dozer operator - transf from No 11 DD transf to OCTU & back to No.6 Coy & HQ No 1 Dist
Spannier, George Clement Cpl K98601 driver IC
Squibb, Harold Edward (Ted) Pte K98524 Transf to RCAF - See CFC Casualties
Stamplecoski, F. Pte C34011 Transf to No.1 Coy- See No 7 CFD
Stamplecoski, M. Pte C34017
Stefanson, R.D. Pte K5766 Transf to No.26 Coy
Steinberg, A.L. ALCpl A20458 Transf from No 1 Battn RCE transf & No.7 Coy
Stewart, A. Pte K57703
Stewart, Charles Grant Pte K99519 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No 1 CORU
St. Godard, Edward Alexander Pte K16074 Transf from 15th Vancouver Coast Brigade RCA & No.10 Coy transf to No. 3 CARU & CIC
Stinson, Eamen Samuel Pte engine artificer ‘B’ - transf from No 3 DD & No.3 Coy
Stodgell, J. Pte K25029
Strachan, Pte Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No 3 CIRU
Struthers, Thomas Edward Pte K98672 saw filer ‘C’
Stuart, Eric Pte K98656 Discharged
Stuart, J.H. LCpl K41636
Syemchyshem, M. Pte Transf from No.17 Coy transf to No 1 CASCRU
Syrjanen, Helge Anselmi Pte H62765 Transf to No.21 Coy & No 1 CSFS
Tansley, Thomas Edwin Capt Transf from Reinf Sect transf to No.19 Coy & No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD transf to HQ No 1 CFG
Thernault, Pte
Thomas, E.G. Pte K62888 Transf to No.21 Coy
Thomas, Murray Campbell ASgt K99674 bush foreman ‘A’ - transf from No.10 Coy transf to Reinf Sect
Thomson, Thomas Pte K98663 Transf to No.7 Coy
Timothy, Edward Allan Pte K98518
Timothy, Griffith Pte K98519 Transf to HQ CFC & No.27 Coy & HQ No 1 CFG
Todd, Albert Harry Pte K98668 Transf to No.21 Coy
Tomlinson, H.A. Pte K52434 Transf from SHofC transf to No 1 CSRU
Torrie, Donald Capt H53346 Transf from No.5 Coy & OCTU transf to No.12 Coy
Tousaw, Lorne B. Pte C70384
Traylor, Walter Llewellyn ACpl K99197 Transf from No.7 Coy
Trehearne, James Francis Pte K98664 Transf to RCAMC
Trimble, Augustus Charles Sgt K98612 Transf to HQ CFC
Trimble, Edward Jackson LCpl K98649 Engine Artificer ‘B’ - transf to No 1 CSFS
Trimble, George Edgar Sgt K99124 Transf from No.7 Coy transf to HQ CFC & HQ No 2 Dist
Trindle, D. Pte M16071
Trueman, Howard Sylvester Pte K92221 Transf from No 11 DD transf to No 1 CEHU
Tryon, Chester Donald Pte K98504 driver IC - transf to No 1 CASCRU
Tymich, John Gilbert Sgt K98650 bulldozer - tractor operator
Van Norman, William James Pte K20070 Transf from 1st AA Regt RCA & No.10 Coy transf to No 1 CIRU
Vanzelm, Jacob Pte K98573 Transf to No.21 Coy
Venn, Ernest George Pte K98542 Transf to No.1 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Wagar, Richard Eward Pte K99547 Transf from No.10 Coy
Wardell, Clifford Derwin Cpl K24136 foreman 'B' - transf to Gen Workshop
Watson, Ernest Melbourne SSgt K98543 driver IC - transf to HQ No 2 Dist
Way, C.W. Pte C70369 Transf to No 1 CGRU
Weatherbee, Francis Eugene Lt C70025 Transp Officer - transf from HQ CFC & OCTU & HQ CFC transf to No 1 NETD to join US Army
Webb, William Avely LCpl K98653
West, Andrew James Pte K98629 driver IC - transf to No 1 CACRU
White, D.H. Pte K98469 Transf from RCASC transf to No.21 Coy
White, John Albert ASgt K98576 Discharged
White, Thomas Patrick Pte K99603 Transf from No.10 Coy
Whitehouse, Pte Transf to Reinf Sect
Wilcox, Joseph Henry LCpl K98673 Transf to No 1 CERU
Wilkinson, Pte Transf from HQ No 5 Dist
Williams, George Pte K41385 Transf from No.26 Coy transf to No.9 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Williams, John David Pte K98632 Discharged
Willie, Daniel Pte K95667 mill sawyer ‘A'
Willie, George Paul Pte K99136 Transf from No.7 Coy & No.28 Coy
Willington, L.A. Lt K73796 Transf from No 11 DD & No.18 Coy & OCTU & No.19 Coy transf to HQ No 1 CFG
Willis, K.N. LCpl K14045 Transf from No.7 Coy transf to No 1 CARU
Wilson, C.F. Pte K70982 Transf to No.21 Coy
Wilson, James Henry ASgt K92568 Transf from No 11 VHG & No.10 Coy transf to HQ No 1 Dist
Wilson, John Cartnell Pte K99579 Transf from No.10 Coy transf to No 3 CARU
Wismer, Charles Wilfred Pte K98630 driver IC - transf to No 3 CACRU
Witrowly, Pte
Woicichowski, S. Pte K71415 Transf to No.21 Coy
Wolstenholme, James Ellis Pte K98544 Transf to No.21 Coy
Wood, Gladstone Sgt K98574 blacksmith ‘B’ - transf to Reinf Sect
Wood, Hector Vance Sgt K98621 Transf to No.7 Coy & No.6 Coy & Reinf Sect
Woods, C. Pte C70282 Transf from No.12 Coy
Wyllie, Daniel ACpl K98667 mill foreman class ‘B’ - transf to No.9 Coy - See No 7 CFD
Wyllie, John Pte K98575
Yates, George Arthur Sgt K99079 Transf from No.7 Coy
Yates, Sidney Edgar Sgt K98414 edgerman 'B' - transf to No 1 CSFS & back to No.6 Coy
Zoost, Roy Dean Cpl K41488

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