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Harry Joachim Tapp.
Joseph Norbert Tapp.
Lyle Thomas Tarbuth.
George Alfred Temple.
Joseph Arthur Tennier.
Lance Sergeant James Murray Jim Thom (H6104), of Transcona, Manitoba, was a member of the Winnipeg Grenadiers during the Second World War. He was captured by the Japanese on Christmas day of 1941. He spent the remainder of the war as a prisoner of war.
George Elved Thomas (H16349), of Atwater, Saskatchewan, was a member of the Winnipeg Grenadiers during the Second World War.
Bernard M. Thompson.
Morton George Clinton Thompson.
Raymond Michael Thompson.
Thomas Edward Thompson.
Eldon William Tozer was born in 1934 to Mr. and Mrs. James Tozer of Cullens Brook, Quebec. He left the Gaspe as a young man to find work in the United States but he retained his Canadian citizenship until his death. He joined the United States Navy and would serve for 13 years before his death in 1969. Eldon William Tozer married and had four children, Janet, Donna, David, and Gwendyl. He was a family man and actively corresponded with several family members during his service overseas.
Eldon William Tozer served as Chief Electricians Mate Patrol Officer in the 535th River Division principally patrolling on the Vinh Te Canal on the Mekong Delta, one of the most volatile regions during the Vietnam War. He served with distinction and was awarded the Naval Commendation Medal, the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, and he was also posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal.
Eldon Tozer was given emergency leave to return home after his wife was tragically killed in a car accident. He elected to return to Vietnam for a second tour and was killed on Thursday, November 20th at 1:45am during an ambush when the patrol boat was hit with two explosives. His last words, recorded by a surviving comrade, were At least now Ill be with my wife.
Charles Wilson Travers.
Charles Richard Trick joined the Canadian Army on October 2, 1939 and was assigned to the Winnipeg Grenadiers. He was stationed in Jamaica on garrison duty for a number of months before being recalled to Canada. During this brief time at home he got married on October 4th, 1941 and only two short weeks later, he departed Winnipeg by train bound for Vancouver and then China.
After the fall of Hong Kong, on Christmas Day 1941, Charles became a Japanese prisoner of war. He spent the next three and a half years living in a number of different internment camps. However, he survived the horrible living conditions to return home to Canada. He passed away on February 5th, 1996 at Stonewall Hospital at the age of 79.
For additional information please visit Charles Trick's official website: http://www.crtrick.ca/index.htm
. The site is maintained by Charles' son, Jim Trick.
Lieutenant Colonel George Trist was born in 1895 in Coppercliff, Ontario, to his proud parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Trist. During World War I he served with the 21st Canadian Battalion as a sergeant. When the Second World War broke out, George Trist reenlisted and was assigned to the Winnipeg Grenadiers. After doing several months of garrison duty in Jamaica he was sent overseas to Hong Kong. After the fall of Hong Kong he became a Japanese prisoner of war and was only liberated in 1945. He passed away on May 23rd, 1977.
Master Corporal Lori Turner, daughter of Harold Willett and Lorraine Kerr of Grand Cascapedia, Quebec, is currently serving at CFB/ASU Petawawa (as of 2006).
Sergeant Paul Turner, husband of Lori Turner, is currently serving at 2 RCHA Petawawa with the PRT at Camp Nathan Smith in Afghanistan (as of 2006).