Jones, Charles L.

Lieutenant Colonel Charles L. Jones, CD

Service Record:

  • July 1940 – Joined 2nd Reserve Battalion QOR as a rifleman
  • 1942 – Posted to 3rd Battalion
  • Sep 1942 – Commissioned and took officer training at Gordonhead, BC
  • Sep 1943 – Went overseas as reinforcement officer
  • 12 June 1944 – Joined Highland Light Infantry on the beach head in Normandy as a reinforcement officer
  • Posted to 1st Bn QOR at Battle of Bourguebus Bridge
  • Aug 1944 – Wounded
  • Oct 1944 – Wounded at Oostberg, The Netherlands and invalided back to UK
  • Apr 1945 – Invalided home to Canada and discharged from active army
  • 1952 – Re-joined QOR militia as Lieutenant
  • 1953 – Promoted Captain
  • 1955 – Promoted Major
  • 1958 – Qualified Militia Staff Course
  • 15 Dec 1965 – Appointed Commanding Officer and promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
  • 10 Oct 1967 – Relinquished command and retired

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