Military Service Recognition Book

33 ONTARIO COMMAND BANKS, Rupert H. Rupert was born on February 4, 1923 in Waterville, Kings City, Nova Scotia. He enlisted with the Royal Canadian Air Force in Halifax in 1943 and served in England with #5 Bomber Command, Reconnaissance Coastal Command as a wireless operator. Flying Officer Banks was discharged in 1945. He was awarded the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp. Rupert returned to school after the war and moved to Kapuskasing where he was employed by a local paper company for 41 years. He has been a member of Kapuskasing Legion Branch 85 for sixty-three years and now resides in Guelph, Ontario. BEAUDRY, Germain J. Germain was born on April 7, 1916 in Verner, Ontario. He enlisted in the 3rd Infantry at Camp Valcartier on November 20, 1942 and served as a Private in Canada until his discharge on February 25, 1944. He was awarded the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal. Germain was a member of Sturgeon Falls Legion Branch 225 for thirty-six years. Germain passed away on October 22, 1987. BARTLEY, Karl R. Karl was born in Kitchener, Ontario on May 25, 1922. He enlisted with the Royal Canadian Army on August 24, 1942 in London, Ontario and served as a Bombardier for just over 19 months in Canada with the East Coast Battery. He was then deployed to the United Kingdom and Northwest Europe where he served as a field gunner. Upon his return to Canada and discharge on June 5, 1946, he moved to Bridgeport, Ontario and then to Waterloo where he spent most of his working life as a butcher. He had two daughters with his wife Ruth. Karl was a member of Waterloo Legion Branch 530 for thirty-five years before he passed away on August 17, 1988.