PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Alford, Harold
Date of birth: Unknown
Nationality:  Canadian
     
KRUIS VAN VERDIENSTE (KV)
Rank: Sergeant (Lance-Sergeant)
Unit: Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
Awarded on: December 8th, 1945
Action: Citation:
"L/Sgt Harold Alford was employed during the advance of 1 Canadian Corps through Holland as non commissioned officer controlling wireless at Main corps headquarters. By continual effort, foresight and good organisation he maintained wireless communications under most trying conditions. His task required many long hours of tedious work constandly checking as many fifteen wireless stations. By sound knowledge, firm example and cheerfulness he got the most from his men during difficult periods, thereby contributing largely to the success of wireless communications in 1 Canadian Corps."
Details: Royal decree no.2
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - National Defence Canada
- The Dutch Medals Page
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