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Balfour, A.


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Lindsay Soldier Killed in Action

Another Lindsay soldier has paid the supreme sacrifice in the person of James Alexander Balfour, a son of Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Balfour, 13 Division St. Official word to this effect was received a few days ago from Ottawa.


Sergt. Alex Balfour was stationed with the Royal Canadian Dragoons at St. John’s in 1940 and at Camp Borden the same year, getting overseas in the Fall of ’41. He served in Italy in the Fall of 1943 and the Spring of ’44. He was then transferred to England and later to the Western Front in France, Belfium and Holland. When killed in action he was with the A. & S. Highlanders.


The young soldier was born in Lindsay, was a graduate of the Collegiate Institute and a member of William St. Baptist church. His is the first casualty from the above church. He was quite athletic and a very popular young man.


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Description:
Sergeant Alex Balfour enlisted in the Royal Canadian Dragoons in 1940. He trained at St. John’s, Que., Camp Borden and then was posted overseas. He was sent from England to Italy and returned to England for advanced training.
Notes:
Died on 19 April 1945
Publisher:
Watchful Warder
Date of Publication:
21 May 1945
Date Of Event:
19 Apr 1945
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
James Alexander Balfour ; J.J. Balfour ; Alex Balfour
Corporate Name(s):
William Street Baptist Church
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
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Lindsay, ON K9V 2Y6
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Balfour, A.


Sergeant Alex Balfour enlisted in the Royal Canadian Dragoons in 1940. He trained at St. John’s, Que., Camp Borden and then was posted overseas. He was sent from England to Italy and returned to England for advanced training.