Amica at Erin Mills
Canadian Army – Queen’s Own Rifles Regiment – Served 1 year
As a member of the Army’s Queen’s Own Rifles Regiment, Al completed basic training in Newmarket, Ontario.
Al served for one year as an RFN (Rifleman). One memory that stands out for A l is a group of soldiers standing outside their “H” hut dressed for battle, but missing their helmets.
Al’s uncle, Victor Goodman, was an Army Private in regiment 3RN (which later became the 48th Highlanders) during World War I. Stationed in Courcelette, France, Victor was killed in action in October 1916.