Obituary of Maurice St. Louis
Maurice Armand St. Louis (CD)
WW 11 Veteran – Staff Sargeant
Born May 5, 1920 (Hull Quebec)
Maurice enlisted in military services in June 1940 with the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa, and was sent overseas the following month in July 1940, serving in Iceland until 1941. From there, he served in the UK until June 1944 , first with the Highlanders and then was transferred to the Canadian Provost Corps. (CProC).
He served in the invasion of Normandy, France, in June 1944, and from there he went on to serve in Belgium and the Liberation of Holland, finally, serving Germany until the end of the war in May 1945. He returned home to Canada in January of 1946.
He was awarded several wartime medals including Canadian Forces Decoration (CD) Bar and Normandy invasion Medal. He continued to serve in the regular army until 1966 with the Royal Canadian Signal Corps which included a six month tour in the Canadian Arctic under NATO. After his release from the army in 1966, he took employment with the department of Correctional Services, retiring from there in 1978. He was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 101 in Long Branch, Ontario for 33 years.
We welcome you to join at Maurice's Funeral Mass on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Parish (14400 Argyll Rd, Georgetown) followed by his Rite of Committal at Resurrection Catholic Cemtery (355 Taunton Road East, Whitby).
To share memories, send flowers or to make memorial donation in his name to the Sunnybrook Veterans Program, please explore his memorial webpage.
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