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Findlay, Robert Munro, Toronto, Ontario. Military Service: Rifleman, Royal Winnipeg Rifles. Reg. No. B/131123. 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 06-12524 and Conduct Unbecoming, 90-94.
Additional Biographical Information:
Robert Findlay was a son of Wallace Munro and Frances Ellen Findlay of Toronto, 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.F.5.