Fred Harrop, photographer

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nnll. amaron ,c .nldi. - , ... uritart . . . . A BK11I5H. 1'UKT, May W. - Reinforcements for the Canadian Army Reinforcements Reach Britain Canadian Army overseas have arrived in Britain to take i i r. l.f"le,r P "tes DeslQe 1'ominion ,00P "y '" P'" ""ul1"" Bromed by the sun and sea fcreeies, Canadian from every province and representative of every branch of the armed services disembarked here after a calm and uneventful Atlantic crossing. T!ie contingent was comprised chiefly of general reinforcements for infantry and armored divis ions, but ancillary units auch as artillery, ordnance, army sen - ire corps, medical corns and engineers were also represented. Sir Arthur Bromley, reception secretary to ttie Dominions' office. met the troops, bringing them the government i welrame. It was the third wartime cross ing of the Atlantic for a number of lieutenants who had served overseas previously as non - com - miesioned officers and returned to Canada for officers' training courses. Lt. Cliff Chadderton of the Winnipeg Rifles was among this group and his comment that he could net rejoin his unit soon enough was similar te these of most returning officers. The former member of the Wlnnl. peg Canadian Press staff said: "Canada Is all right but It can. net compare with England In wartime." There were a number of Canadian and Fighting Frennh seamen In the contingent. Sub - Lt. S. C Wright, of Vancouver, was among Canadian naval officers. Other westerners in the con tingent included: A. J. Bates of Edmonton, E. K. Rosen of Viking, Alia., R. E. I. Smith of Radville, Sask.; N. Dutkewirh of Winnipeg and Rifleman A. J. Heek of Regina. With the Canadians were groups or uriusn, Australian ann rew 7 ,...,) slrn... Ir.ln.J I. f..A Royal Navy personnel, Royai Canadian Navy medical officers, Fighting French seamen, Poles, Netherlander. A small group of six army nursing sisters and a few auxiliary officers from the Canadian Legion, Salvation Army and Knijhts of Columbus completed the group. ( Twenty youthful university graduates, some In uniform, and some In "civvies" will join the Royal Navy as wireless specialists. They had trained In universities from coast to coast and had just recently graduated from wireless training courses. Included in the large group of airmen were ground crews, instrument makers, photographers, tradesmen and general duty men. Cpl. Fred Harrop of Winnipeg, who is a photographer was in this contingent.

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  1. The Winnipeg Tribune,
  2. 26 May 1943, Wed,
  3. Page 11

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