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Maj Hilton David Proctor

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Maj Hilton David Proctor

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Death 7 Sep 1942 (aged 31)
Burial Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Plot Section D
Memorial ID 19946810 View Source
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Major Proctor was a member of the RC Signals, as the first Commander of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion.
Maj. Hilton D Proctor, 31, leader of a contingent of Canadian paratroopers, was killed in a jump at Fort Benning, Georgia, when a transport plane sheared into his parachute.


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Major
HILTON D. PROCTOR
1st CAN. PARACHUTE BN.
7th SEPT. 1942

BORN AT COMBER N. IRELAND
20th AUG. 1911
DIED AT FORT BENNING
GEORGIA U.S.A.

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