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RCAMC Grouping – Captain Sam Landa ‘Italian Campaign’

Original WW2 Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (RCAMC) grouping that belonged to Captain Sam Landa. Sam Landa passed away June 15, 2006, at Saskatoon City Hospital.
Sam was born in Saskatoon on New Year’s Eve, 1913. Sam was the youngest brother. He was educated at Princess Alexandra public school, Bedford Road Collegiate and was awarded his B.Sc. from the University of Saskatchewan in 1935, where he played football for the Huskies, and his M.D. from University of Manitoba in 1938. He practised medicine with his brother Eastwood in Saskatoon, but after his marriage in 1940 to Petty Davidner, he joined the Canadian Army Medical Corps and served overseas during WWII in London and Naples, Italy. At war’s end, he returned to Saskatoon and set up a practice, earning privileges as a general surgeon as well as a physician. Captain Landa served on active service from January 1943. He was enlisted from No. 12 District Depot in Regina.  The grouping consists of paperwork, Italian money and two medals: Italian Star and 1939-1945 Star.

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Weight 1000 g
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