George Trist


Sgt G Trist


Post war Sgt Trist rose to rank of Major in the 1st Battalion, Winnipeg Grenadiers. Served in the defense of Hong Kong in WW II.  He spent 4 years as a POW of the Japanese.  I believe he became the Commanding Officer of the Winnipeg Grenadiers while he was held as a POW, as the original CO died while in the camp.



Photo and information courtesy of Steve Nichol

From the January 1953 issue of the Communiqué

He died May 23, 1977 in Victoria BC .

HMCS Naden Veteran's Cemetery
Esquimalt BC


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