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by Lorraine Campbell
Tue May 12, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: The Story of William Percy King
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Re: The Story of William Percy King

That is a fantastic story. Thank you for all the effort you made to find the history behind the watch.
by Lorraine Campbell
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer
Replies: 76
Views: 35988

Re: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer

hello again. I have some questions regarding rank and the stripes on the RCE uniform. I am trying to put locations to pictures of my grandfather and the difference between him going from 2 stripes on his uniform to 3 has helped but my questions are... from his pay book, I know when he went from Cpl....
by Lorraine Campbell
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer
Replies: 76
Views: 35988

Re: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer

Thank you . When I first started researching, I thought the war ran much like a movie, quick and the good guys winning, I have learned so much. I am now able to put pictures he had to dates and places. I am writing a history for my family and it really is just amazing what went on. I never thought a...
by Lorraine Campbell
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment
Replies: 36
Views: 24283

Re: Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment

Just fantastic stuff.. thanks again for all your research
by Lorraine Campbell
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer
Replies: 76
Views: 35988

Re: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer

I'm am a bit late, but I just wanted to thank you for all your help. Last September, my husband and I flew from Vancouver to London and followed my grandfather's journey from Portsmouth, through Juno Beach, Dieppe, Antwerp, Nijmegen, Kleve and all points in between. With the help of this site as wel...
by Lorraine Campbell
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer
Replies: 76
Views: 35988

Re: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer

Absolutely fantastic Temujin... I cannot thank you enough. I have added Spr. Waddling to my list of graves we will visit. I saw his name in correspondence from a reunion after the war.
by Lorraine Campbell
Thu May 31, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer
Replies: 76
Views: 35988

Re: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer

You guys are amazing. I can't thank you enough...
here are the war diary pages from the days before and the day after.
by Lorraine Campbell
Wed May 30, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer
Replies: 76
Views: 35988

Re: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer

This is a page of the 5th war diary. I would like to know the location of the bridge in Troarn, France if possible. They named it Stalker Bridge , after Lt. Donald Stalker who died on Juno Beach on D Day. My grandfather spoke of him and we will visit his grave in Beny Sur Mer. On the bottom of the p...
by Lorraine Campbell
Wed May 30, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer
Replies: 76
Views: 35988

Re: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer

This is my Grandfather standing at Hilliard Bridge
by Lorraine Campbell
Tue May 29, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer
Replies: 76
Views: 35988

Re: Sgt. Charles May, Royal Canadian Engineer

I have the general idea of all of them, but no pictures or actual sites. I have read the war diary endlessly and hooked it into notes and papers of my grandfathers. If you have photos, or anything that will help my to identify the bridge sites more accurately, I will take it willingly. I used Google...