Maj PR Griffin, MC

1st Battalion 48th Highlanders of Canada (CASF) 1940-43 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion 1944-45

Capt Marshal Stearns MBE (MID)

Carrier Platoon Commander and Intelligence Officer 1st Battalion.                              48th Highlanders of Canada

Capt William G (Gus) Angus MC

Officer Commanding “D” Company 1st Battalion 48th Highlanders of Canada (CASF) 1944-1945 Capt Bill (Gus) Angus joined 1st Battalion, 48th Highlanders of Canada in the field during the third week of October 1944 transferring in after 30 Reconnaissance (Essex) Regiment was disbanded as part of a Canadian Army reorganization.   He joined “A”Coy as a […]

LCol GEB Renison DSO (MID)

Battalion 2nd in Command (2IC) 1st Battalion 48th Highlanders of Canada 1944-45 Commanding Officer, Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment George Everett Bristol Renison was the son of the Bishop Metropolitan of Ontario.  He joined the 48th Highlanders of Canada in 1937.  Lt Renison was among the first officers selected to join 1st Battalion, 48th Highlanders […]

LCol JME Clarkson MC CD (MID)

  Intelligence Officer (IO) 1st Battalion, 48th Highlanders  1943 – 44 Brigade IO 1 Canadian Infantry Brigade – 1944 GSO 2  1 Canadian Corps – 1944 – 45 Lt JME Clarkson was appointed as Battalion Intelligence Officer (IO) at Stonegate in April 1943 and landed at Pachino, Sicily as part of Operation HUSKY on 10 […]