Series 09.05.09 - Holland

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Holland

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  • Source of title proper: Museum created

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CA HM 09.05.00-09.05.09

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  • 1945 (Creation)
    Creator
    William Alexander Reginald Hay

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1 textual record , 10 photocopied photographs

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His full name was William Alexander Reginald Hay. He was called Ray and it was a nickname of war. He enlisted in August 1941 in Sault Ste Marie, trained as a driver in the 3rd CACRU then was transferred to the 8th NB Hussars as a Gunner. In 1942 he was sent to England for training and 1 Dec 1943 went to Italy in action in Liri Valley where their tank hit a mine, exploded and caught on fire. They lost their Sgt. Reg was injured in both legs and was in the hospital in Rome. After he was transferred to the Calgary Tanks.. After D-Day he was back to England and in August of 1945 was sent to Holland to help repair their homes. We were married in Sheffield in Oct 1945. Reg came back to Canada December 1945 and I sailed July 7th 1946 on a Troop Ship SS Georgic we docked in Halifax. In July 1962 Reg and I made a trip back to Italy. I went to the Common Wealth Cemetery to Lay 2 wreaths, one for the Sergeant and me for our legion branch 429. And on our way home we visited in Holland the 2 families we billeted with in 1945. They were so happy to see him. My Dear Reg passed away in 1974 at the age of 55 from a brain tumour. I find the Sabretache so interesting I wish I was closer to see some of the activities especially the curling events. I retired 2 yrs ago from curling. Yours truly Jean Sharp (Hay)

Custodial history

Jean Sharpe (Hay)
G. Bowser

Scope and content

Series consists of a Leave pass for W. A. Hay , playbill and information from Holland. Church Service Programs 1945, Eelde, Holland including photocopied photographs.

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Box 9
OS Box 1 09.05.09

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