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Grant, Thomas John Douglas, Oba, Ontario. Military Service: Gunner/Bombardier, 3rd Canadian Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery. 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 06-62111 and Conduct Unbecoming, 90-94.
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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.H.8.