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  1. Attached to the 3rd Canadian, my late Father was a British Royal engineer Sapper (59M.E) & operator of a D7 Armoured dozer on “Mike Red” sector (Winnipeg Rifles) Juno Beach D -day 1944.
    RIP all you brave Heroes

    1. Hi, does anyone know of my Granddads brothers grandson Walter James Booth. Walter taken prisoner by the 12th panzer division of SS misfits . Walter was murdered with others in Chateau d Audrieu around 8 June 1944 . I have no photos of him. His mum Mary went to Canada got married to Walters dad Robert . Maureen Brazier in UK .

  2. Sir,
    Very interested in the Winnipeg Rifles. my Great Uncle (Francis Edwin Hansford 187246) was killed at Vimy Ridge on 14 April 1917. I have traced his grave and intend to visit it this year.
    Many thanks for the interesting website

    1. Hi Mick – my great uncle Cyril Stevenson was wounded in the second assault of Vimy ridge. I have not been able to find out much information about his service in the regiment. Do you suggestions for further information about the men who fought at Vimy ? Thanks, Noel Thompson

  3. Good day. I don’t know if you are aware, but there is a gentleman by the name of John Newman who lives in Virden MB. John is 98 and is a WWII veteran. It is my understanding that he served with the RWR during the war. He would probably love a visit by current members of the Regiment. Please feel free to contact me if you wish more information.

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