Ken Greves in Army Medical Corps uniform and Horace Payne in Navy uniform, September 8, 1939. Both are WWI uniforms as the Canadian Armed Forces had minimal equipment for their service personnel when WWII began.
The father of Ken Greves was wounded by shrapnel inside these army barracks in Aldershot, England on May 31, 1940.
Ken Greves beside front line supply truck, Italy in May 1944. For days he remained pinned to this position while a battle waged.
A German Infantry Assault Badge obtained November 1943 while transporting German prisoners to Kiel, Germany. This medal was traded in return for two cigarettes provided by Ken Greves.
"I was with the 41st General Transport Company in 1943. We supplied everything and anything, including bridges, for the front lines."