Military Service Recognition Book

51 ONTARIO COMMAND BROWN, Lloyd W. Lloyd was born in Windsor, Ontario on February 8, 1923. He joined the 25th Field Brigade, Simcoe Militia in 1938, went on active service on June 27, 1940. After training in England, he joined the 3rd Field Regiment of the Royal Canadian Army and served in England, Sicily, Italy and Holland. After his discharge on November 15, 1945, he re-joined the Militia and retired as Battery Sergeant Major. Lloyd enjoyed a successful career as an Inspector with the Liquor License Board of Ontario. As a Life Member, he has belonged to Simcoe Legion Branch 79 for sixty-two years. BRUSH, Harvey W. Harvey was born on April 14, 1924 in Milton, Ontario. He joined the Lorne Scots Regiment of the Reserve Army in April 1940 and the active service on July 1, 1940, serving in Canada, England, Sicily, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany during WWII. He retired from active service in 1945 and was awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration. Harvey re-joined the Lorne Scots and was discharged in October 1986. Pipe Sergeant Brush represented the Lorne Scots in Italy on the 60th Anniversary in 2004, piping the Lament at the Veterans Cemetery in Cassino. He also piped at the opening of the Canadian War Museum in 2003 and played the Lament at the Vimy Ridge Memorial in France. At 90 years old, he is still playing the bagpipes. Harvey is a member of Hepworth Legion Branch 586. BROWN, Norman M. “Norm” Norm was born in Kapuskasing, Ontario on January 24, 1927. Due to poor eyesight, he was disqualified to join during the war. However, with glasses, he re-qualified which took six months, just as the war ended. In 1953, he joined the Algonquin Regiment “A” Company as a Trooper driving tanks at Base Borden, Meaford and Petawawa. Lance Corporal Brown was discharged in 1957. He now resides in Kapuskasing where he has been a member of Legion Branch 85 for fifty-three years.