Guy Léonard Massé enlisted in the R22R (Van Doos or le Vingt-deuxième) in 1952, as a Private (service number SD12917). He served in Korea in 1953, with NATO forces in Germany from 1957 to 1959, and again from 1963 to 1965.
He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 1967 and, in 1970, to Captain (his service number changed to ZD 12917).
He continued serving until 1981, when he was honourably discharged for health reasons, passing away only a year later on December 7, 1982.
Did you know… ? Guy was the nephew of Zenon Massé who died in combat in World War I and is buried in the Bari Military Cemetery in Italy.
Source: Donna Masse, widow of Guy Léonard Massé