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Doherty, Walter Michael. Military Service: Private, North Nova Scotia Highlanders, served in Normandy. Reg. No. F/40898. Shot in the head on 8 June 1944 at the Abbaye d’Ardenne, by order of SS Colonel Kurt Meyer, Commander, 25th Panzer Grenadier Regiment, 12th SS Division, “Hitler Youth”. For further information, see PRU, File 05-75858 and Conduct Unbecoming, 72-74.
Additional Biographical Information:
Pvt. Walter Doherty was a son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Doherty.
Date of Death: 8 June 1944. See casualty details, Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, Cintheaux, France. Grave Reference: XIV.E.4.