Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

19/8/2007

Victoria veteran returns to war’s haunting shores

They were told the Dieppe raid would be a cakewalk, but Ken Curry didn’t even get to the beach before the water turned red with the blood of dying Canadians.

The Bren gun carrier he followed out of the landing craft got blown apart. Four of the seven soldiers in Curry’s mortar team were killed right after that. The 20-year-old bandaged the knee of his wounded sergeant, but when he came back later to check on the non-com, the man had taken a bullet through the head. for more click here

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