Sergeant Morris Greenberg of Toronto, Ontario, was killed in action at Dieppe according to an official report. Sergeant Greenberg enlisted on the second day of the war and was with the first Canadians sent to Iceland in June 1940. Later, he proceeded to Aldershot, England, and as corporal, instructed newly arrived men and Home Guard units in the use of small arms. Then he was sent as a battle instructor to Roland Castle, near Portsmouth, and later he was recalled to his battalion and participated in the Dieppe attack. Frederick Griffin, war correspondent for the Toronto Star, wrote of Sergeant Greenberg: “During the Dieppe raid, Sergeant Morris Greenberg... won the praise of his officers and fellow soldiers after he helped many wounded companions safely back from battle under intense fire.” A brother, Sergeant Irving Greenberg, served overseas with the 48th Highlanders and later with an anti-aircraft unit which downed a number of German planes.
Pilot Officer Lionel Morris of Montreal, Quebec, was officially reported killed on active service in Canada on August 7, 1944, in a collision of two planes during an operational flight at Greenwood, Nova Scotia. Pilot Officer Morris enlisted in the air force in October 1942 and received his wings and commission in April 1944. A brother, Lieutenant Norman Morris, served in the United States Naval Reserve.
Leading Aircraftman Morris Oiring of Montreal, Quebec, who was reported missing on active service, was presumed dead for official purposes on December 24, 1943 (R.C.A.F. Casualty List No. 762). Leading Aircraftman Oiring was returning to his base when the steamer S.S. Caribou was torpedoed by a submarine near Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, on October 14, 1942. Enlisting in the air force on December 15, 1941, Leading Aircraftman Oiring was rejected for air crew duties on medical grounds. He trained at Toronto, Trenton, Halifax and Debert and was stationed at Newfoundland as a security guard when he was reported missing. He had been stationed in Newfoundland since June 13, 1942. He was born in Mogilev-Podolsk, Russia.
Lieutenant Morris Soronow of Winnipeg, Manitoba, was killed in action on August 28, 1944. He met his death when the platoon he commanded was crossing the Seine on the way to Rouen and ran into a German machine gun nest. Lieutenant Soronow had gone on ahead to find a more advantageous position for his men when he was struck down. However, he managed to warn his platoon to fall back. Lieutenant Soronow enlisted with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles in September 1942 and trained at Gordon Head, Maple Creek and Shilo. He proceeded overseas in July 1943. A brother, Robert I. Soronow, served in the R.C.A.F. overseas.