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Walter Elliot Lee
November 23rd, 2015

Grandpa in Uniform

Grandpa in Uniform

My name is Monica and my grandfather fought in WW2. His name was Walter Elliot Lee and he passed away about 12 years ago. He was such a lovely man!

He never told us any stories about the war, but I know he was a part of the Governor General’s Horse Guards and fought mainly in Italy and the Netherlands, being a part of the Canadian forces that helped liberate the Netherlands. I am told he was either in B or C squadron and was in charge of tanks.

I know this might be a long shot, but I was wondering if there was any information on him that may be in any historical documents? Or anyone alive who fought alongside him that I would be blessed to be able to speak to?

Grandma and Grandpa Lee

Grandma & Grandpa Lee

We are a homeschooling family and we are compiling a history of our family. We would be honoured to find out anything else about my grandfather’s role.

I would LOVE to hear stories about what he did or to hear from those he fought alongside. I’m determined to know anything I can find out, as there isn’t much we know. I want my children to know the important role of their great-grandfather and the bravery from which we came.

If there is any way you are able to help or can pass me along to someone/some place that can, it would be so greatly appreciated!

Monica La Vella


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