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From: Dan Breen <>
Subject: Re: [ONT] Kind of a genealogical request
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 09:37:23 -0700
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Hi Joyce
The link below should be helpful. The British and the Canadian ranks were
the same. Cheers, Dan.

http://www.jodavidsmeyer.com/combat/military/ranks.html

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joyce Stevens" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, March 31, 2006 9:27 AM
Subject: [ONT] Kind of a genealogical request


>I need information help on a genealogical scrapbook which is ongoing.
>
> In WW2, Canadian soldiers wore chevrons different than those of nowadays.
>
> On one site I have found sergeant's stripes, three chevrons with the "V"
> pointed downward.
>
> However, I can't find one for a private. What I would have thought to be
> a
> private's chevron was labeled corporal.
> Were privates "slick sleeves," no stripers?
>
> In case you're curious, the sergeant was Sgt. Michael Cassidy, the
> Algonquin
> regimental mascot. My Uncle was the private.
>
> Thank you.
> Joyce Stevens
>
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