Military Service Recognition Book

197 ONTARIO COMMAND MCCAUL, Christopher Curtis Christopher was born on June 30, 1985 in Pembroke, Ontario, a short distance from where he grew up in Golden Lake. He enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces on April 29, 2004 and graduated Basic Training a few months later in July at the St. Jean Military Base in Quebec. He then transferred to CFB Borden for training as a Mobile Support Equipment Operator and in October 2005, went to CFB Petawawa, 2 Service Battalion. In March 2007, Christopher was deployed to the Afghanistan conflict where he served for six months before returning home in August. Corporal McCaul is presently on active duty in CFB Petawawa and lives in Arnprior, Ontario with his wife Melissa and three children. He has been a member of The Legion for four years and is currently a member of Pembroke Legion Branch 72. MCCAUL, Richard J. “John” John was born on December 7, 1946 in Smiths Falls, Ontario. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy on June 29, 1966 and served on the Military Tattoo in 1967 during the Centennial year after he completed Basic Training. He then served on the high seas aboard the aircraft carrier HMCS Bonaventure as a Stoker. On August 11, 1968, John left the Navy to start a career in mechanics and he retired in Golden Lake where he lives with his wife Carolyn. He is an 18-year member of The Legion, currently with Pembroke Legion Branch 72. He is also a Life Member of The Royal Canadian Legion and the recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. MCCAUL, James Garfield Garfield was born in Vernon, Ontario on January 12, 1918. He joined the Army on November 30, 1941 and served with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps as part of the 5th Canadian Armoured Division in England, Italy and Northwest Holland from 1943 to 1945. He was discharged on October 13, 1945 but rejoined in September 1956 as a mechanic with the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. He retired as a Light Aircraft Mechanic in January 1969 after serving in Whitehorse, Rivers and Shilo. He was awarded the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp, the 1939-45 Star, the France and Germany Star and the Italy Star. Garfield passed away on May 17, 2001.