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Douglas Sumner Orford


Orford, Douglas Sumner, formerly of South Woodford, Essex, England. Military Service: Lance Corporal, A Company, North Nova Scotia Highlanders, shot to death along with eight others on 7 June 1944 on Authie-Cussy Road by an SS officer, 3rd Battalion, 25th Panzer Regiment, 12th SS Panzer Division, “Hitler Youth”, commanded of Colonel Karl-Heinz Milius. For further information, see PRU, File 41-20841 and Conduct Unbecoming, 63.

Additional Biographical Information: See Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery,Reviers, France. Grave Reference: II.A.3.