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Hill, John William, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Military Service: Lance Corporal, Royal Winnipeg Rifles, 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 39-00635 and Conduct Unbecoming, 90-94.
Additional Biographical Information: See Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, France. Grave Reference: XIII.H.4.