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Bolt, James Elgin, Collingwood, Ontario. Military Service: Trooper, 27th Canadian Armoured Regiment (Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment), served in Normandy, bludgeoned to death on 7 June 1944 at the Abbaye d’Ardenne, probably by order of SS Colonel Kurt Meyer, Commander, 25th Panzer Grenadier Regiment, 12th SS Division, “Hitler Youth”. For further information, see PRU, File 04-76311 and Conduct Unbecoming, 67-70.
Additional Biographical Information:
James Bolt was the son of William John and Matilda Frances Bolt of Collingwood, Ontario.
Date of Death: 7 June 1944. For casualty details, see Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Calvados, France. Grave Reference: VI.C.2.