DONALD H. AYER, 1LT, RCA
Donald Ayer '34
Date of birth: April 22, 1912
Date of death: March 4, 1945
From the 1934 Lucky Bag:
Don was lost in the Battle of Hochwald Gap (aka Hochwald Forrest), a part of the Rhineland Campaign, on March 4, 1945. The History of the Class of 1934 states he was a 1st LT in the Royal Canadian Army.
From the Canadian Virtual War Memorial:
Unit: 17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars, R.C.A.C.
Division: 7th Reconnaissance Regt.
Cemetery: GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands
Additional Information: Son of Nathan Chase Ayer and Katharine Holman Ayer, of Kittery Point, Maine, United States.