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by Phil
Thu Feb 17, 2022 2:33 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Cpl William Haslett
Replies: 5
Views: 1063

Re: Cpl William Haslett

From Dawn,
Thank you so much for the information on my grandfather, it was much appreciated.
by Phil
Thu Feb 17, 2022 10:33 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Cpl William Haslett
Replies: 5
Views: 1063

Re: Cpl William Haslett

Great work, as always, Temujin. So it looks as if he was not with No. 14 Field Ambulance for D-Day and their time in France (so disregard those accounts previously posted). He was with that unit earlier in 1944 and then transferred to Canadian Army Service Corps Reinforcement Unit (C.A.S.C.R.U.) and...
by Phil
Wed Feb 16, 2022 11:12 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Cpl William Haslett
Replies: 5
Views: 1063

Re: Cpl William Haslett

The local legion lists him as a driver in the unit. http://peninsulabranch62.ca/Photo_Album/Wall_of_Honour/woh.html Corporal William Joseph Haslett Royal Canadian Army Medical Corp. 1944-08-27 Born in 1902 to William Joseph and Sarah Jane Haslett, of White Mills, in Clifton Royal, New Brunswick. Enl...
by Phil
Wed Feb 16, 2022 7:02 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Cpl William Haslett
Replies: 5
Views: 1063

Re: Cpl William Haslett

From a collection of letters from a doctor attached to No. 14 Field Ambulance, giving some indication of where the unit was on August 27th, 1944. https://www.warmuseum.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/greenblatt_e.pdf 22 August 1944. Only has 15 minutes to write this letter. Recaptured an American Infa...
by Phil
Wed Feb 16, 2022 6:42 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Cpl William Haslett
Replies: 5
Views: 1063

Cpl William Haslett

An inquiry via email from Dawn. My grandfather served with the 14th Canadian Field Ambulance during WW2, his name was Cpl William Haslett from Saint John New Brunswick passed away in 1944 in England. I’m trying to find out any information on him and his service and how he died leaving behind a wife ...
by Phil
Fri Feb 11, 2022 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Worthy Park House, Winchester, Hampshire, England
Replies: 19
Views: 3020

Re: Worthy Park House, Winchester, Hampshire, England

Wow! Top notch work Temujin! I've been otherwise occupied today but I did reach out to a historian, Jeffrey M. Leatherwood, Ph.D., who's written a book on the origins of the U.S. Ordnance Bomb Disposal services to see if he has anything in his records relating to these squads or Worthy Park House. h...
by Phil
Fri Feb 11, 2022 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Worthy Park House, Winchester, Hampshire, England
Replies: 19
Views: 3020

Re: Worthy Park House, Winchester, Hampshire, England

While searching for information I found this EXCELLENT site on Military Camps in England. I have NOT found Worthy Park House in it (yet)…..but I might suggest this is definitely a website to contact and see what they have. Great find! I have not had any luck myself finding much detail on Worthy Par...
by Phil
Thu Feb 10, 2022 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Worthy Park House, Winchester, Hampshire, England
Replies: 19
Views: 3020

Worthy Park House, Winchester, Hampshire, England

A visitor emailed me this query. It may be such that only US troops were at these locations, but he is looking for information related to any wartime information related to these sites. Hello, I wonder if you could help me with my research into an army encampment in the grounds of Worthy Park House ...
by Phil
Tue Jan 11, 2022 12:35 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Missing soldiers in the Netherlands 1940-1945
Replies: 7
Views: 1679

Re: Missing soldiers in the Netherlands 1940-1945

If I understand things correctly, and am navigating your site correctly, it is these Canadians that have some questions remaining around them. Trooper Henry George Johnstone (Mook War Cemetery) Trooper Henry George Johnstone (Mook War Cemetery) Private Albert Laubenstein (Bergen op Zoom Canadian War...
by Phil
Mon Jan 10, 2022 4:18 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: canadiansoldiers.com
Replies: 3
Views: 1582

Re: canadiansoldiers.com

MichaelDorosh wrote:
Mon Jan 10, 2022 4:11 pm
Wish I had more time to keep the site updated. This may be the incentive I need. Thanks to Mark for the email pointing me to this forum.
Welcome to the forum Michael, I have found your site useful on a number of occasions -- thanks for that!