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Those known to have served with

7th Medium Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

during the Second World War 1939-1945.

  • Sopp Roy Harry Watson.

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Roy Harry Watson Sopp 7th Medium Regiment Royal Canadian Artillery

My mother, Rose Alice Marston, was a war bride. She was from Great Bookham and married on 24th of December1944 to my father Roy Harry Watson Sopp who returned to Canada in January, 1945. She was born on in 1923 and was 22 when she came to Canada. She would have boarded the train in Halifax around May 9-12 1945 and taken it to either Brandon or Winnipeg Manitoba. My father returned home to Brandon Manitoba, after receiving shrapnel injuries near Caen in France in August 1944. He was a member of the Canadian II Corps, 7th Medium Regiment RCA, Gnr. Sopp, R.H.W.

From September 1939 until November 1943 when the 7th Army Field Regiment became the 7th Medium Regiment, many left the unit for a variety of reasons, but probably 800-900 of those listed were actually with the 7th Medium between November 1943 and the end of the war. I do know he was injured in France in mid August 1944. I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where I have the privilege of being able to visit Pier 21 and continue research of my mother's trip here in late April 1945. I have been searching for the name of the ship she travelled on and would love to hear from anyone who made the same voyage. At present I have learned she arrived in Halifax around May 5-8th 1945. Apparently, Pier 21 may have been in a state of repair following a fire there a few weeks prior. If anyone reads this and can provide any details, I would love to hear from you!

Eunice









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