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steelraiders

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canadian pow
« on: December 02, 2008, 01:26:04 PM »
 i am trying to find my uncle records he was captured in jan 3 1944 and released june 11 1945. Edward Joseph Cormier Service # 59762 ,west nova scotia regiment D company . any info on how i can obtain these records thanks
 Darren

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Re: canadian pow
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2008, 10:21:29 PM »
This info is from PoWs Armies & Other Land Forces of The British Empire 1939-1945:

7a(PoW Camp)Moosburg(Isar) PoW Number 129350 Cormier E Pte Army No F59762 W.N.S.R. As for his service record try the Canadian Archives.

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Re: canadian pow
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2008, 11:33:01 PM »
i'm no expert round here but you might try this link

http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogy/022-909-e.html
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steelraiders

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Re: canadian pow
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2008, 02:55:00 AM »
Thanks for the great info you could send me a pic or a scan of it I would love to add to my research .
 Is there anywhere I can find any more info out about him

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Re: canadian pow
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2008, 03:29:18 PM »
I wish I had something specific to offer about your uncle but here are some sites featuring more info on the West Novies. One of them features contact information to reach the regiment. Hope it helps:

http://army.ca/wnsr/index.php

http://regimentalrogue.com/battlehonours/bathnrinf/26-wnsr.htm

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nslssgs/westnova.htm

http://www.novanewsnow.com/article-50125-Brief-history-of-the-West-Nova-Scotia-Regiment.html