In memory of


Archibald William Currie

who died on 11 Aug 1945

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service Army
  Unit Armoured Corps
  Rank Trooper
  Service number L110962
  Date of death 19450811
  Cause of death died in a training accident
Narrative history
  L110962 Trooper (Armoured Corps) Archibald William (Archie) Currie (b.1926) of Morin Creek died 19450811 and is buried at Union cemetery, Barrie, Simcoe Co., Ontario. Currie, who volunteered for service in the Pacific theatre, drowned while on a group swim in the Nottawasaga River. He was the son of Donald, who served in Italy, and the stepson of Bessie Currie. Archie was born at Creelman and was a farm labourer when he enlisted at Regina early in 1945.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 561 - Loon Lake
  Cemetery or memorial location Union cemetery, Barrie, Simcoe Co., Ontario    

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  Honour roll location(s) ------
  Geo-memorial Currie Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 56.1667°N / 102.05°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 64D1
  Geo-memorial details Southeast of Southend.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19261001
  Place of birth Creelman    
  Date of enlistment 19450111
  Place of enlistment Regina    
  Residence on enlistment Morin Creek    
  Occupation farmer
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