Pte Douglas Alfred Bound 6-C-11
Douglas was born on May 5 1921 in Cobalt Ontario, the son of Leonard (English) and Ada Bound, of Toronto. His parents were married on March 27 1919 in Montreal. His sisters were Muriel Bound, Hazel Charbonneau nee Bound and Diane Bound.
His profession was a blacksmith and he was member of the United Church.
He enlisted on July 29 1940 in Toronto and he went on September 2 1941 to the UK and he went on June 6 1944 to France for the D-Day landing.
Douglas was killed in action on Friday June 9 age 23 in the D Coy near Putot en Bessin and he was temporarily buried there and he was reburied on January 18 1945 in Bretteville S/Laize.
On his headstone: BELOVED SON & BROTHER. GAVE HIS LIFE THAT WE MIGHT LIVE. WE WILL CHERISH HIS MEMORY
His medals were: 1939-45 Star; France Germany Star; Defence Medal; War Medal; CVSM & Clasp.
His name is at the monument in Putot en Bessin.