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Fred Williams


Williams, Fred, Cornwall. Military Service: Lieutenant, D Company, Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry Highlanders Regiment, served in Normandy, shot in the head on 17 June 1944 by unidentified SS men at the Abbaye d’Ardenne, headquarters of the 25th Panzer Grenadier Regiment, commanded on that date either by SS Colonel Kurt Meyer or SS Lieutenant Colonel Karl-Heinz Milius, of the 12th SS Division, “Hitler Youth”. For further information, see PRU, File 43-25536 and Conduct Unbecoming, 118-120.

Additional Biographical Information: See Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, France. Grave Reference: VII.F.11.