Charles Davis (1922)

Born in London on September 27th, 1922, Charles Davis attended Cameron Avenue School in Windsor, Ontario, and then W.D. Lowe Vocational School before he joined the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery in 1941.

At the start of his enlistment, he trained in Woodstock, ON, and Sussex, NB, and went overseas to Greenwich, Scotland. He would often practice firing the Bofor Gun as part of his daily duties overseas.

He served in the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery for 5 years and 6 months in Canada, France, Holland, Belgium, and Germany. His military badges consists of the 1939 and '45 star, France and Germany star, the Defense of Britain medals, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (CVSM), the Normandy medal, French Medal, and the Dutch Medal.

After he was discharged in December 5th, 1946, he stayed active in the Legion as the president of Riverside Branch.