William Wilfred Alto

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  1. Hello , i need help and information about William Wilfred Alto. He died 16 februari 1945 in Germany. He was Rifleman at the Royal Winnepeg Rifles. Is there a picture of him and the War diaries of 1945 .
    Thank you
  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Looks like you need to check out the Canadian Archives

    Item - Library and Archives Canada
    Surname: ALTO
    Given Name(s): WILLIAM WILFRED
    Age: 34
    Date of Birth: 1910-04-06
    Date of Death: 1945-02-16
    Rank: Rifleman
    Unit: Royal Winnipeg Rifles, R.C.I.C.
    Force: Army
    Service Number: H62769
    Reference: RG 24
    Volume: 25321
    Extra Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Alto; husband of Jeanie Grant Alto, of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
    Item Number: 452

    Maybe one of our Canadian members can help you dig deeper


    The Royal Winnipeg Rifles
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    Last edited: Dec 25, 2020
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  3. AB64

    AB64 Senior Member

    His service record is available on Ancestry, I've had a quick look through and unfortunately no photo of him
  4. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Blimey thats some file

    William Wilfred Alto
    BIRTH 1910 • Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada
    DEATH 16 FEB 1945 • Holland

    Pte William W Alto Sault Ste Marie 1910 Mond Mine, Sud Dist Miner & Forestry Worker Army Forestry Corp 1940 Port Arthur Canada, France, Belgium, Holland Died in Holland 16/2/45

    As AB64 says - unfortunately no photos - as yet

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    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery

  6. Thank you very much
  7. Thank you very much !!

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