Commonwealth medailles

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Commonwealth medailles

Berichtdoor Martin-NL » 19 Apr 2009, 13:41

Update: Heb nog twee Canadese KIA groepen te koop. Vraagprijs 475 per groep, biedingen welkom!

Corporal Duane Morris Hubbard of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Hubbard died as a result of a leg amputation cause by a mortar hit. This happened in the area of Zuthphen, Holland. medals were never mounted.

* 1939-1945 star
* Italy Star
* France and Germany star
* Defense Medal
* CVSM + clasp
* 1939-1945 war medal
* Birks Memorial Bar

Included in the lot are the copies of his service records and some photos of him. The photo in the box is a copy of the original!

Name: Duane Morris Hubbard
Rank: Corporal
Unit: Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Service no.: M/105703
KIA: 12th April 1945 at Lochem, aged 35
Grave: Holten Canadian War Cemetery, Holland. Plot 2, row H, grave 11

Born: 20th August 1909, Alexandria, Nebraska, USA
Nationality: Canadian
Origin: American
Son of: Frederick Edison Hubbard (Salesman) & Belle Beatrice Hubbard*
Family: Duane Lee Hubbard (Nephew)
Sgt. T’reel H. Hubbard (U.S.M.C.) (Brother)
Education: 4 years High School

History:
Born 10th December 1921 in Mimico, Ontario, Canada
Finished high school in 1938
Worked in the Northern Alberta Railways for 14 years (Bridge and Building gang)
Married Maria Kwasniko nee Krawchuk 17-2-1938
Divorced wife in May 1943**

Military History:
Enlisted 6th January 1943 at Edmonton
Appointed Acting Lance Corporal 16-2-1943
Appointed Acting Corporal 1-9-1943
Relinquish rank of Acting Corporal 1-12-1943 (Back to Pte.)
Appointed Acting Corporal 22-4-1944
Embarked in Canada 18-6-1944
Disembarked in UK 24-6-1944
Appointed Acting Lance Corporal 3-7-1944
Embarked in UK 14-7-1944
Disembarked in Italy 29-7-1944 and added to Loyal Edmonton Regiment
Appointed Lance Corporal 14-10-1944
Embarked in France 14-1-1945
Disembarked in France (Marseilles) 16-1-1945

Wounded by mortar on 11th/12th April 1945 somewhere in the IJssel area of Zutphen.
Died as a result of traumatic amputation of left leg in Canadian Military hospital in Lochem on 12-4-1945.
Buried at Lochem Communal Cemetery, plot allied, row C grave 10.
Reburied at Holten Canadian War Cemetery, Holland. Plot 2, row H, grave 11.

Awards:
1939-1945 star
Italy Star
France and Germany star
Defense Medal
CVSM + clasp
1939-1945 war medal
Birks Memorial Bar

*His parents are divorced in 1928. The address of his father is unknown. Hs mother lived in Hebron, Nebraska, USA during the war.

**She had an affair with Mr. Leo Savage. On 13-2-1936 she divorced from Alex Kwasniko which she married on 2-9-1924. The divorce was due to adultery.


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Sgt. Vincent Albert Moore M/51061
KIA 30th March 1945, aged 29

Born: 15th April 1915
Son of: William Stevenson Moore and Bertha Mary Moore
Born: Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Address during war: 15 Argyle Court, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Grave: Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Netherlands. Plot 19, row D, grave 14

Units served with:
● 1931 till 1932 Calgary Highlanders (M475270) 2nd Battalion
● 1940 until 15th May 1942 Calgary Highlanders (M475270) 2nd Battalion
● 15th May 1942 31st Alberta Reconnaissance Regiment (#13D)
● Attached to Le Régiment de Hull (A Reserve unit within the Royal Canadian Armour Corps)
● 3rd May 1943 till 17th May 1943 The Canadian Fusiliers
● 1st September 1943 till 15th October 1943 25th Field Regiment RCA
● 13th November 1943 – 6th April 1944 Mountain Warfare School as Instructor
● 8th November 1944 Rocky Mountain Rangers
● 23rd December 1944 RifCoy Sgts
● Queens Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Career:
Enlisted in 1940
12th July 1942 - 19th July 1942 Acting Sergeant Alberta Recce
24th November 1943 CVSM Awarded
17th march 1943 promoted to Sergeant
15th October 1944 sent overseas
20th October 1944 arrived in the UK
22th October 1944 Windsor Transit Camp
19th December 1944 awarded overseas clasp to CVSM
Embarked in the UK 23rd February 1945
Disembarked in North West Europe 24th February 1945
KIA 30th March 1945 (In the town of Netterden near the German border)
30th March 1945 awarded 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, 1939-45 War Medal, CVSM+Clasp

Qualifications:
5th December 1942 Battle Drill Course
5th March 1943 PT Course
6th April 1944 Mountain Warfare School, Terrace B.C., Canada, qualified “D”
27th July 1944 Classified driver tracked vehicles class III


Group comes with a copy of his service records and photos of him.

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Berichtdoor Martin-NL » 18 Jun 2009, 20:05

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