In my upgrade to the Memorial Page, I dug a little deeper into some of the bios we have online. Sergeant Okon-Ockoniy was quite interesting. The attached newspaper article has him attached to the Infantry Training Centre at Sarcee Barracks. He provided quite the presentation to the local Kiwanis Club and the local media. His online nominal roll entry is a combination of this newspaper article and that of Antonius Carolus Okon. While the names may not be exactly the same, there does appear to be considerable similarity although his World War I records indicate a somewhat different name, a different birthplace (Zwolle, Holland) and different previous service information (Volunteer Corps, France, 1900) His birthplace also would have him 66 years old in 1940. Am I matching the correct person?
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Nom Roll Oak - Owe
1940 - 15th (Vcr) Coast Bde, RCA, CASF