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George Vincent Gill


Gill, George Vincent, Brockville, Ontario. Military Service: Trooper, 27th Canadian Armoured Regiment (Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment), served in Normandy. Reg. No. C/38307. Bludgeoned to death on 7 June 1944 at the Abbaye d’Ardenne, probably by order of SS Colonel Kurt Meyer, Commander, 25th Panzer Grenadier Regiment, 12th SS Division, “Hitler Youth”. For further information, see PRU, File 06-47462 and Conduct Unbecoming, 67-70.

Additional Biographical Information:

George Gill was a son of Leopold Louis and Susan Martha Gill of Brockville, Ontario.

Date of Death: 7 June 1944. See casualty details, Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Calvados, France. Grave Reference: VI.C.1.

Beny Sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery


Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery