Quick Links

Obituary: War veteran Bernard Finestone shared his stories of battle and loss with schoolchildren


Published: 24May2013

Bernard Finestone (BCom'41), a veteran of the Second World War who shared vivid stories of battle, death and loss from the front with Montreal schoolchildren, has died at age 93.

At age 17, Finestone joined the officer training corps at McGill. At 19 he was deployed to Sicily where he fought with the 9th Armoured Regiment beginning in 1941.

Read full article: Montreal Gazette, May 23, 2013