Born Lucky

Born Lucky

RSM Harry Fox, MBE : One D-Day Dodger's Story

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These are the military memoirs of Harry Fox, RSM, as commissioned by the Queen's Own Rifles on the 70th anniversary of his enlistment in the Regiment. Harry Fox was born in England and immigrated with his family to Ontario in 1920 at the age of six. Continuing a family tradition of military service, Harry chose to enlist in one of Canada's oldest militia units, The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada in 1932. Harry Fox was a sergeant upon the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939. When the 1st Battalion, QOR of C was mobilized for overseas service in June 1940, Harry was enrolled and became Company Sergeant Major for Charlie Company. Harry joined The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment in January 1944 and became a permanent replacement for their famous Regimental Sergeant. He served with the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment throughout 1944 and 1945, and was with them in Holland in the spring of 1945.
Publisher: St. Catharines, Ont. : Vanwell Pub., c2005.
ISBN: 9781551251028
Characteristics: x, 216 p. :,ill., ports. ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Fox, Harry 1914-2011


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