Private Samuel Berger of Windsor, Ontario, was officially reported killed in action at Dieppe on August 19, 1942. He enlisted in the army in June 1940 and after training at Camp Borden, Ontario, was sent overseas in February 1941. While in England, he was transferred to the battalion headquarters, intelligence section. In March 1942 he underwent commando training. Private Berger was born in Poland.
Flight Lieutenant Samuel Cohen of Montreal, Quebec, was listed missing after air operations and presumed dead on November 22, 1944. Flight Lieutenant Cohen enlisted in the air force and received his wings as a navigator in October 1941 at Fingal, Ontario. He went overseas and received his commission in January 1943. He was on a third tour of operations when reported missing in Holland. A brother, Captain Maurice S. Cohen, served overseas with the R.C.A.M.C.
Flight Sergeant Samuel Feinstein was from Inverness, Nova Scotia. He was shot down somewhere over Germany and presumed lost. (R.C.A.F. Casualty List #418). His brother, Nathan, was also a casualty of the war. (Victoria Inverness Bulletin, November 19, 1948)
Lieutenant Samuel Park of Montreal, Quebec, was reported missing at sea April 30, 1941,while on convoy duty on his fifth trip overseas. A member of the R.C.A.M.C. before the war, he volunteered for active service at the outbreak of war and was posted to No. 1 District Depot at London, Ontario, on September 10, 1940. A brother, Israel Parkovnich, also served in the army. Lieutenant Park was born in Bobroisk, Russia.
Photograph : Paper : photograph : b&w ; Ht: 8,8 cm x W: 4,2 cm
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Portait of a man in a suit and tie wearing glasses. Only head and shoulders are shown. The subject is Segal, Samuel - the donor’s mother’s brother. Narrative: The photo was taken in Warsaw but Samuel Segal lived in Antwerp, Belgium. He and his son (18 yrs old) fled from Antwerp and were killed at the border.