Rifleman Ronald Anthony James Cutler, L28303
The Regina Rifle Regiment
Ronald was born on 4 August 1917. Ronald was raised in St. Andrews, SK by his father, Albert and his mother, Caroline. Ronald had seven siblings, two brothers and five sisters. His brothers were Joseph and Bernard, and his sisters were Mary, Madeline, Berta, Lena, and Eliza.
Prior to enlisting, Ronald was working as a farmer for a man named John Saith. John only had minimal education, he only attended school until grade 3. Ronald enlisted to the Canadian Army on November 14 1941. He joined the 12th District Depot, Canadian Regina Rifles. When Ronald was accepted, he was only 24 years old.
Ronald only spent two years in the army before he was killed. He received a War Service Badge, the 1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, the Defence Medal, the War Medal, and the CVSM and Clasp.
When D-Day finally arrived, they attacked with guns blazing. Ronald was one of the hundreds of men who were killed in action. Ronald is buried at Beny-sur-Mer Cemetery in France.
Ronald was a proud Canadian man who contributed and paid with his life to keep his home country safe, and Canada’s freedom intact.
Witten by: Isabel Savoia, a student at Garth Webb Secondary School in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
Rédigé par:Isabel Savoia, un élève de Garth Webb Secondary School, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
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