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Documenting Jim Parker Carleton Place– Cameron Highlander

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Photos thanks to Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich


The Cameron of Highlanders of Ottawa was placed directly under the command of the Brigades of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. The Battalion was organized into “A”, “B”, and “C”. Companies as Machine Gun supported an Infantry Battalion with the exception of No.7 Platoon, which was under the direct command of Nan Red Sector of North Shore Regiment whose job was to take out the Radar Station. The Camerons of Highlanders of Ottawa were equipped with the Vickers. 303 machine gun, a medium weapon fed by 250 round cloth belts of 303 ammunitions  and fired in full automatic bursts of 10 to 20 rounds.all


Juno Beach – The Canadians On D-Day
Juno Beach – Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (M.G.)
all Photos thanks to Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich
all Photos thanks to Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich
all Photos thanks to Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich Carleton Place lads in Plymouth England
all Photos thanks to Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich-In Carleton Place– see the Town Hall in the background and Central Bridge and the laundry flying above
all Photos thanks to Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich– Jim’s friends
all Photos thanks to Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich– Jim’s and friends
all Photos thanks to Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich– Jim parker and friend

all Photos thanks to Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich– Jim Parker and friends

all Photos thanks to Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich— Jim Parker
all Photos thanks to -Nigel Klemencic-Puglisevich — New Years 1944 (one month leave)

1944 Canadians get a one month leave — on film

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