Crawford, Kenneth Edgar (K.E.) Photo

Crawford, Kenneth Edgar (K.E.)

Rank Private, Sergeant
Service # A21781
Unit # Royal Canadian Ordinance Co.
Resident 51 Poplar St., Chatham
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Next of kin listed as Mrs. Bruce Crawford of R. R. # 5 Chatham, ON.

Stationed in Windsor two years with the Essex Scottish Regiment. Went overseas and served four years with Ordinance Corps. In England, France, Belgium and Germany. Promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

The Wallaceburg News 27/03/41 reported that Pte. Crawford of the Essex Scottish Regt.,  was hospitalized at Westminister Hospital, London,. ON. His parents had been there to visit their son.

Reported returning from overseas duty aboard HMCS St. Laurent, expected to dock at “an eastern Canadian port” soon. CDN 8/09/45. Reported  being welcomed back to Chatham from overseas duty by Aldermen George Kerr KC., A. G. Goodman and Bert Joyce also by Rehabilitation Officer William Foreman and Alex Copeland for the Civil Reception Committee along with hundreds of citizens. CDN 12/09/45.

Discharged October 1945.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources CFF-FD44, IODE(P), KCFA, CCI-RH, CDN(2), W-RH
Birthplace Dover Township, Ontario
Religion Protestant
When Enlisted September 1939
Next of Kin Mother- Mrs. Lorriane Crawford

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