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Borne, Cecil Murray, Oak Lake, Manitoba. Military Service: Rifleman, Regina Rifles Regiment, executed by machine pistol on 9 June 1944 near Bretteville l’Orgueilleuse, by SS soldiers/officers of the 12th SS Panzer Division, “Hitler Youth” (either from the 25th Panzer Grenadier Regiment, commanded by Kurt Meyer, or from the 12th Panzer Regiment, commanded by Max Wünsche). See PRU, File 04-79191 and Conduct Unbecoming, 103-106.
Additional Biographical Information:
Cecil Borne was a son of Lorenzo A. and Laura R. Borne of Oak Lake, Manitoba.
Date of Death: 9 June 1944. For casualty details, see Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Calvados, France. Grave Reference: IV.E.11.