Medal; CVSM with overseas bar; 1939-45 War Medal, court mounted
for display. City of Toronto Roll of Honor Certificate, 15.25” x 12”, “In
Memory of Capt. William Bruce Spafford. The Royal Canadian Army
William Bruce Spafford was born of 9th April 1917 to Robert Bruce and Mae Spafford. . He was a member of the University of Toronto COTC from 1935-40 and attested in the Canadian Army on 1st August 1942. He finished his internship whilst serving in the Canadian Army medical Corps and was and M.D. He was Killed in Action on 4th January 1945 age 27 years, whilst serving with the Irish Regiment of Canada in Italy. He is buried at Ravenna War Cemetery. William left behind a widow, Mrs Lorna Kathleen Spafford.
With City of Toronto Roll of Honor Certificate, copies from service file, CWGC, copy portrait photo and gravestone courtesy of ancestry etc.