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Freeman, Lant, Fort Frances, Ontario. Military Service: Private, Royal Winnipeg Rifles. Reg. No. H/14610. 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 06-27336 and Conduct Unbecoming, 90-94.
Additional Biographical Information:
Lant Freeman was a son of James and Eve Freeman of Fort Frances, Ontario.
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.6.