Juno Beach was assaulted by the Canadian 3rd Division. It was heavily defended with emplacements and formidable beach obstacles. Rough seas delayed the landings. The Germans opened fire as the Canadian infantry landed and the first wave suffered heavy casualties.
Two military permits and two copies of orders issued to him while he was preparing to serve as Assistant Military Landing Officer (RE), 7th Beach Group (7th Canadian Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division) on Juno Beach on D-Day; together with a copy of Q(M) Eastern Command Report on Operation `Overlord', 12 August 1944.