Thames, Bill: Private
Thames, Frank: Private
Thames, Lesley “Red”: Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. Began training July 1944.
Thompson, Wallace: Army; served as gunner on tank
Thurston, Richard: Canadian Merchant Marine. Sailed the Pacific coast, Australia, New Zealand and islands on supply ships.
Tipper, K: Yahk
Tipper, Phil: Yahk
Tipper, Robert “Bob”: Yahk. Royal Canadian Air Force
Tompkins, Charlie: Private
Tooze, H H: Royal Canadian Army. Enlisted July 1940.
Tooze, L A: 18th Forestry Company, Royal Canadian Army. Enlisted September 1940.
Torchia, G: Private
Towson, Albert E “Albie”: Corporal, Calgary Highlanders, Royal Canadian Army. Enlisted 1942; served two years at Currie Barracks, Calgary. Because of his age, he could not go overseas.
Trainer, J: Yahk
Trenaman, ?: British Army
Trevelyan, Richard W: Instructor, Pilot Officer, Royal Canadian Air Force. Promoted to Pilot Officer from Warrant Officer June 1944.
Trevelyan (Collis), Daisy Victoria: Staff Sergeant, Stenographer, Canadian Women’s Army Corps. Enlisted July 1942. Stationed with Office of the Chief of General Staff at Ottawa.
Tricker, Christopher William: Sergeant, Royal Canadian Air Force. Died of natural causes while serving, 18 September 1944
Tricker, Edward Henry: Rifleman, Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. Killed 12 December 1944
Truscott, Des L: Royal Canadian Air Force. Graduated flight school 5 May 1944.
Truscott, Don: Royal Canadian Air Force. Enlisted 1942, and was serving overseas on D-Day.
Truscott, G G:
Truscott, Lewis: Signalman, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve, on minesweeper HMCS Thunder. Participated in the capture of a German minesweeper and surrender of its crew in the Bay of Biscay in May 1945.
Turk, Ernie: Royal Canadian Air Force. Enlisted January 1944.
Tyerman, Roy: Army
Upton, William B: Enlisted by August 1940
Uri, Donald M V “Babe”: Wynndel. Instructor, Sergeant Pilot, Royal Canadian Air Force. Served 1942-1945.
Uri, Oswald M “Sonny”: Wynndel. Leading Aircraftman, Royal Canadian Air Force. Enlisted 1942. Served at Tofino in sea patrol for a short time, then transferred to the 425 Alouettes Squadron, serving in North Africa and England for two years, 1943-1945
Van de Reit, J A “Jack”:
Van Slatte, Phillip H: Private First Class, Radio Technician, 32nd Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force (US), B-17 bombers. Received Presidential Citation August 1944.
Van Koughnett, Wyllys: Boswell. Royal Canadian Army 1939-1940
Vetters, ?: Private
Vickers, Ed Lewis: Gunner, probably with 1 Canadian Corps, British 8th Army, Enlisted January 1943, went overseas 1943. Served in Italy. Wounded in right thigh October 6 1944.
Vigne, Godfrey L: Warrant Officer First Class. Enlisted with Rocky Mountain Rangers July 1940; served at Sitka after the Japanese invasion. Later transferred to Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps as mechanical instructor.
Vigne, L H “Bill”: Enlisted July 1940, Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps, fixing tanks, trucks, and anything else with a motor in it.
Vigne, Robert H “Bob”: Enlisted 1940, as part of the second draft from Creston. Algonquin Regiment, British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own). In July 1944, his corps left England for a gruelling drive through France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Its first action was on 8 August, as part of operation Totalize, and in an attack on Hill 195 near Caen 40 of their members were killed, including the lieutenant-colonel; 25 were reported missing, 80 were wounded, and 37 taken prisoner. The corps lost 47,Sherman tanks, two stewards, one crusader, and one scout car.
Vivian, Leonard: Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve
Vogan (Uri), Beryl:
Walker, J: Yahk
Walker John H “Jack”: Warrant Officer First Class, Air Bomber, Royal Canadian Air Force. Completed 35 required operational flights overseas November 1944 and returned to Canada January 1945.
Walker, Cliff: Angonquin Regiment, BC Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own); serving as support troops at Hill 195 during Operation Totalize, fighting from a hedgerow until they ran out of ammunition.
Wall, Ronald E:
Wall (Fetherstonhaugh), Rita: LaFrance Creek. Leading Seaman, Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service. Enlisted November 1944. Married J.A. Fethersonhaugh of Royal Canadian Air Force.
Wallace, Kenneth “Ken”: Private, Royal Canadian Army. Enlisted 1939. Got harvest leave at home autumn 1944; discharged November 1944.
Wallace, Lloyd: Navy
Ward, Douglas Merrill: Sergeant, Royal Canadian Air Force
Wardrope, W: Yahk
Webber, Frank: Army
Webster, D Arthur: Leading Aircraftman, Royal Canadian Air Force
Weins, Henry: Corporal. Served overseas, returned August 1944
Weins, Leonard: Private
Weir, A C “Dolph”: 18th Forestry Company, Royal Canadian Army. Enlisted September 1940.
Weir, A William: Private, Forestry Corps, Royal Canadian Army. Enlisted autumn 1940
Weir, Bob: Lieutenant, Royal Canadian Army. Stationed eastern Canada July 1944.
Weir, Ken: Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve
Weir, William E “Bill”: Royal Canadian Army. Enlisted July 1940.
Wells, W A: Royal Canadian Army. Enlisted July 1940.
Wenger, Lawrence Henry: Private, Calgary Highlanders, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. Killed in action 1November 1944 in attack on Walcheren Island, Battle of the Schedlt, during the Liberation of Holland
Werner, Jack: Army
Werre, Edward J “Ed”: Private.
Werts, F H:
Weston, A: Corporal, Royal Canadian Air Force
Weston, P: Flight Sergeant, Royal Canadian Air Force
Whetton, H: Yahk
Whetton, M: Yahk
Whitesel, George H: Enlisted in July 1940 in the Canadian Scottish Army at age of 52; transferred to Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps and served in Canada.
Whitesel, Jack: Royal Canadian Air Force, December 1942-1945. Served in Canada and Great Britain.
Whitesel, Roy: Royal Canadian Army, 1942-1943; served in Canada
Wickholm, William: Canadian Army Overseas
Wickwire, Harold Weston: Private, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. Joined in Saskatchewan.Served in England, Belgium, France, Holland and Germany. Wounded in Action overseas September 1944. Discharged 1946.
Wightman, George W “Bud”: Leading Aircraftman, Royal Canadian Air Force
Wigness, K G: Corporal. Served in Italy.
Wigness, P F: Lance Corporal
Wilbur, L W:
Willis, B L:
Willis, George: US Army
Willis, Robert J: Gunner, 62nd Anti-Aircraft Battery, Canadian Army Special Force, England. Married Jean Elspeth Milne in England early in 1942. Served four and a half years, until September 1945.
Wills, Ed: Army
Wilson, C J K: Lance Bombardier, Canadian Personnel Carrier Squadron; Commanded a “Kangaroo” armoured personnel carrier. Military Medal October 1944 for ramming a 75mm enemy gun and shooting its crew with a light machine gun from an exposed position on top of the carrier.
Wilson, Charles J “Charlie”: Royal Canadian Army. Released January 1944
Wilson, Thomas William Edmund: Lance Bombardier, Tank Corps, Canadian Army Overseas. Military Medal for bravery 23 January 1945. Volunteered for Pacific service 1945.
Wilson, Thomas: Sergeant, Tank Corps, Royal Canadian Army.
Wiltse, B C: Sergeant, Air Bomber, Royal Canadian Air Force. Graduated from flight school June 1944.
Wismer, R C:
Wocknitz, Kenneth: Private, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps. Enlisted May 1944; arrived overseas in March 1945.
Wood, James G “Jimmy”: Lance Corporal, Canadian Scottish Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. Killed in action 8 July 1944.
Wood, Ron: Private
Wood, T G: Royal Canadian Army. Enlisted July 1940.
Woods, A W:
Wright, Lionel: Army
Wright, A H “Rusty”: Navy
Wyles, C A: Royal Canadian Army Enlisted January 1941.
Young, Gordon: First grain buyer for the Midland and Pacific elevator in Creston. Enlisted 1939. Royal Canadian Air Force, stationed on east coast escorting convoys on submarine patrol.
Younie, A S:
Zackodnik, Dennis: Wounded in Italy July 1944 and invalided home.