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Old 04-06-19, 01:22
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I am currently looking for service records from the Highland Light Infantry out of Galt Ontario wich my grandfather served with during WW2 but have not been able to find much on them as i hope to find my grandfathers service records with them.Any help would be great
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Obtaining his records from the National Archives is the foundation for any research:
http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discove...uction.aspx#a1
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Obtaining his records from the National Archives is the foundation for any research:
http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discove...uction.aspx#a1


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I am currently looking for service records from the Highland Light Infantry out of Galt Ontario wich my grandfather served with during WW2 but have not been able to find much on them as i hope to find my grandfathers service records with them.Any help would be great
We have (copies of) the war diaries in Camb, if you know his service dates, there may be a reference to him there.
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My next door neighbour's father was also HLI as well.
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This was drafted by Geoff Winnington-Ball and may be of help as well:

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Write up in the local paper on my grandfather on his return home after being hurt in WW2.January 3rd 1946
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Private Gray, RJ, landed at DDay, that much I can tell you
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Private Gray, RJ, landed at DDay, that much I can tell you
Thank you for the info Charlie
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Charlie,
Would you have or know were i could get a better quality version of the HLI logo/crest like this one?


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Thank you for the info Charlie

IO have someone looking into the war diaries...no promises
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