| Royal Canadian Artillery|
World War II
North-West Europe Campaign of 1944–1945
The 1st Medium Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery was one of six Canadian medium artillery regiments that served in the European Theatre of World War II.
1st Medium Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Wikipedia
The Adjutant of the 1st Medium Regiment, RCA, was Captain Horace Trites; Trites was awarded a "Mention in Dispatches" in Italy. Trites and G.P.O. (Gun Position Officer) Lieutenant 'Buck' Buchanan later became pilots at 43 OTU, RAF Andover, and fought in northwest Europe with No. 665 Squadron RCAF.