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Firman, Roger Joseph, Transcona, Manitoba. Military Service: Corporal, Royal Winnipeg Rifles. Reg. No. H/40587. Murdered by SS troopers and military police on 8 June 1944 in a field just north of the Caen-Fontenay road at the order of SS Lieutenant Colonel Wilhelm Mohnke, Commander, 26th Panzer Regiment, 12th SS Panzer Division, “Hitler Youth”. See PRU, File 06-13313 and Conduct Unbecoming, 90-94.
Additional Biographical Information:
Corporal Roger Firman was a son of Frederick Francis and Emilie Firman and was married to Vera Jean Firman, all of Transcona, Manitoba.
Date of Death: 8 June 1944. See casualty details, Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Calvados, France. Grave Reference: XIII.D.13.