The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives

Object Record

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Date 1944/ /
Description Shadow box with three openings. Top is a silver QOR badge. Below is a silver cross with 5 medals placed below. L-R = The 1939-1945 Star; The France and Germany Star; The Defence Medal; The Canadian Volunteer Service Medal; The War Medal 1939-1945. Below the medals is a label with "Rifleman Philippe Plante 1921-1944" Landed D-Day June 6, 1944. KIA June 11, 1944. At bottom is a write up on the D-Day events.
Catalog Number 03248
Object Name Box, Shadow
Material Glass/Paper/Wood/Material/Metal
Year Range from 1939
Year Range to 1945
Dimensions H-66.5 W-44 cm
Search Terms D-Day
Killed in Action
Le Mesnil-Patry
World War, 1939-1945
Condition Excellent
Event World War, 1939-1945
People Plante, Philippe
Gordon, J.N.
Simmonds, G.O.