Tag Archives: Italy

And Shot Again! – Published November 19, 1943

On October 4, 1943, Tommy is wounded again, this time in Italy. Here’s the report in the Toronto newspaper: Once again, of course, his age as reported here is incorrect. Tommy was only twenty years old at the time. Advertisements

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The Drive North to Rimini – September 1944

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Canadians Break Through the Hitler Line – May 1944

Praise for Canadian regiments (including Tommy and the 48th Highlanders) who smashed through the German Hitler Line on May 24, 1944, pushing towards Rome.

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Wounded Near Campobasso, October 1943

The sergeant and private mentioned in this article were actually a corporal and a batman. The batman died, and the corporal was Tommy, who got shot in the shoulder.  I turned up this article in my research on Dodging Shells … Continue reading

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