Originally Posted by lodieu Didier
I am preparing a new book about the 7th canadian Brigade, from the period
18 aug until 31 Aug. Like you know, the three Bns of this Brigade were : Regina Rifles,Royal Winnipeg Rifles and 1st Scot Regiment. I have, of course, the war diaries, but I am looking for reports, some personnal stories from veterans and maps representing the progression of this unity from Fontaine les bassets - Vimoutiers - Orbec - Bernay - Harcourt - Fontaine la Soret (the march to the river risle - Brionne - Elbeuf - The Seine - cote 80 - Freneuse - Tourville la Rivière - Rouen - until near Neufchatel.
By the way, if you know footages about all of this, i'll be more than happy.
Some years ago, I wrote Combats at St Lambert about the South Alberta.
I thanks given you in advance for your help.
Like I am living in this area, if someone want something, I am also at your service.
Hopefully, if your writing a book you get the Units correct:
7th Canadian Infantry Brigade HQ's - Brigadier Harry W. Foster
7th CIB Ground Def Platoon (Lorne Scots)
Royal Winnipeg Rifles - LCol J.M. Meldram
'A' Coy: Major Frederick E. Hodge (POW 8 june)
'B' Coy: Captain P.E. Gower
'C' Coy: Major J.M.D. Jones
'D' Coy: Major L.R. Fulton
Regina Rifle Regiment - LCol F.M. Matheson
'A' Coy: Major Duncan Grosch (WIA 6/6), Captain Ron Shawcross
'B' Coy: Major F.L. Peters
'C' Coy: Major C.S.T. Tubb
'D' Coy: Major J.V. Love (KIA 6 June), Lieutenant H.L. Jones
Canadian Scottish Regiment - LCol F.N. Cabeldu
'A' Coy: Major Plows
'B' Coy: Major R.M. Lendrum
'C' Coy: Major D.G. Crofton
'D' Coy: Major Ewen
Royal Canadian Electical and Mechanical Corps
36 Cdn LAD (Type A - 7 Cdn Infantry Brigade)
Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
7 Cdn Infantry Brigade Workshop
7th Cdn Infantry Brigade Company
And of course associated Engineer, Artillery, Medical and other supporting units
Their a lots of members on this site that can help and will add info