Pte Victor Cecil Paulson 2-A-6

Victor was born on May 8 1923 in Irvine Alberta as the son of Carl and Mary Paulson (deceased) and both Danish of Medicine Hat Alberta. His parents were married on June 3 1880 in Denmark. His brothers were Carl, Sven, Halmar, Edwin, John, Lawrence and Henry Paulson. His sisters were Ella Graham, Rose Demings, Helen Lavoie and Shirley Johnson.
He was a mill worker and member of the United Church. He played hockey, softball and volleyball.
He enlisted on December 2 1942 in Calgary and he went overseas to the UK on May 22 1943 and he went thereafter on June 6 1944 to France in the first assault wave for the D-Day landing.
Victor died of wounds on Sunday July 9 age 21 in the C Coy near Cussy and he was reburied on November 10 in La Delivrande.
His medals were: 1939-45 Star; France Germany Star; Defence Medal; War Medal; CVSM & Clasp.