Rodd, George Parker

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Rodd, George Parker

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George Parker Rodd, one of Thomas and Elizabeth's six children, was the fifth generation within his family to be in the militia. George joined the militia in his early twenties, and when the second World War broke out, he was qualified for the position of Sergeant, which he took in the Cape Breton Highlanders in September of 1939. George went overseas in September of 1942, was torpedoed, and rescued en route to the Mediterranean. After acting as liaison officer for a short time with the R.A.F., he was transferred to Italy. George Parker Rodd was confirmed missing in action on the 1 February 1944.


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