Fonds 15.85 - Samuel David Fiffe

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Samuel David Fiffe

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CA HM 15.85

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.5 cm of textual Records

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Dick Fyffe
Samuel enlisted in the Canadian Militia (New Brunswick Rangers) at the No 7 Military District recruiting depot in Saint john on September 19th 1939. he was taken on active service with the recently mobilized Carlton York Regiment and was assigned Service Number G27459 . On arriving in England , The First Canadian Infantry Division began training with the aim of joining the British Expeditionary Force in France . Training in these first few months was hampered by the lack of sufficient military equipment . Fyffe was transferred from the Carlton and York June 24th 1949 to a Reconnaissance Squadron where he was promoted to an acting Corporal . Corporal Fyffe of Headquarters Squadron was promoted to Lance Sergeant on 22 August , 1941 and attended an anti - tank training course given by the royal Artillery .On September 15th 1942 was confirmed Sergeant. He was to spend the next 3 years travelling through Italy .Fyffe meat and married while overseas . On June 21st 1941 Hilda and Samuel married in little Bookham and had 6 children . After returning to Canad aFyffe was discharged to return to civilian life on September 1945. He want on to Run a farm in Cornhill and past away 15 April , 1966.

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Fond Consists of material on the life of Samuel David Fyffe's Military Career and Family history from Cornhill, Kings County , New Brunswick Canada.

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Richard (Dick) Fyffe
This Document was prepared in June 2013 by Leslie Robert Fyffe,
Grandson of David Cyrus Fyffe
of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland,
and Son of Samuel David Fyffe
of Cornhill, Kings County,
New Brunswick, Canada


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scanned on hard drive F

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