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Wilfrid Robert Cantin

In memory of:

Troop Serjeant Major (WO.III) Wilfrid Robert Cantin

November 4, 1940

Owen Sound, Ontario

Military Service


Service Number:

H/26329

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Fort Garry Horse, R.C.A.C.

Additional Information


Born:

March 7, 1914
McCreary, Manitoba

Enlistment:

September 8, 1939
Dauphin, Manitoba

Son of Amedee J. and Julienne M. Cantin (1960 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of McCreary, Manitoba. Husband of E. Marie Cantin, of Barrie, Ontario.

Brother of Flying Officer Clement Francis Cantin, deceased October 9, 1942, and Flying Officer Maurice Raoul Cantin, deceased November 26, 1943.

Commemorated on Page 11 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

McCREARY ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Family Plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star April 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star April 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Wilfrid Cantin– One of eleven members of the same family serving during WW11

Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Evelyn Cantin– When Wilfrid died his wife Evelyn joined the Woman's Army Corps 



Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Julienne & Amedee Cantin– Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin By Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Julienne Cantin– National Silver Cross Mother 1960 
Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Cantin Family– Top to Bottom Row 1 Noel, Wilfrid, Clement,   
Row 2 Marie, Maurice, Nivon, Amadee
Row 3 Lionel, Joseph, Albert  


Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Prime Minister greeting Mrs. Cantin
Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Winnipeg Free Press

Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Winnipeg Free Press

Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Winnipeg Free Press

Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Winnipeg Free Press

Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Winnipeg Free Press

Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Winnipeg Free Press

Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Winnipeg Free Press

Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me

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