Victor enlisted in the Royal Canadian Regiment in July of 1940 but transferred to the Essex Scottish to be with his brother Don. He trained at London and Camp Borden before going overseas on the 2ndof August, 1942.
Private VICTOR GEORGE ERREY is one of twenty members of the Essex Scottish Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps who went missing at Dieppe on August 19, 1942 and were subsequently presumed dead, who are commemorated on this Panel at the Brookwood Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom.
A memorial service was held for Pte. Victor G. Errey at St. James Anglican church on Sunday 30 July, 1944. A Colour Party from the Canadian Legion and trumpeter took part . WN 27/07/44.
See send-off given by the Dominion Glass Co. WN 30/05/40 at: Donald Errey.
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Son of Frederick J. and Mary Errey, of Elgin St., Wallaceburg, Ontario, Canada, brother of Donovan A21808.
Date of Death: 19/08/1942, at Dieppe, France. His body was never recovered.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead, Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 24. Column 3.
Memorial: BROOKWOOD MEMORIAL.