Ragen, Amos

Lt Ragen photo
Canadian Virtual War Memorial photo

Lieutenant Amos Ragen  was the son of John and Ellen Ragen, of Toronto, Ontario, and husband of Shirley Elizabeth Jane Ragen, Lt Ragen attended Winchester Public School, Jarvis Collegiate and graduated in arts from University of Toronto in June, 1940.

He was associated with the University of Toronto Canadian Officer Training Corps (COTC) since 1937 and had served as Assistant Adjutant.

Going overseas in December 1944,  he was attached to The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada on 18 February 1945 and killed in the early hours of 26th February 1945, aged 26.

On the day of his death, his wife  gave birth to their only son, Murray Amos.


Lt Ragen Obituary
Canadian Virtual War Memorial photo
Lt Ragen 26th February 1945
Groesbeek Canadian war cemetary – Photo taken by Graham Humphrey

"In Pace Paratus – In Peace Prepared"

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