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- Land, William Douglas
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William "Bill" Douglas Land was born on April 27, 1922 in Glasgow, Scotland.
Bill enlisted in the Royal Scots Regiment in February of 1941 and had a cadetship in the Indian Army. In August of 1941, Bill left Gourock, Scotland for Bombay, India on board the H.M.S. Strathallan for the Second World War. Bill was stationed in Italy when the war ended.
Bill married Millicent Elizabeth "Betty" Forbes on May 29, 1954 in Hespeler, Ontario. The couple had three children: Jennifer, Janet, and Thomas. Bill passed away on November 8, 1983 at the age of 61.
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Described by SGL December 2020.
Reviewed by NM December 2020.
- Land, Janet. Landed : the WWII journal and family history of William Douglas Land. Second edition. LifeTales, 2018. Call Number: G24347