The Light Family of Battleford, Saskatchewan in June, James and Peggy Light are standing; Charles, Colin and Vera Light are seated. Missing is the eldest son RCAF pilot Alan Light, who was killed in a training accident in
BENJAMIN BALLENDINE. The seventh of eight Ballendine brothers from Battleford, Saskatchewan who joined the Canadian Army in World War Two. Lieutenant/Corporal Benjamin R. Ballendine (L 27264) enlisted in June 1940 and went overseas with the Regina Rifles. With his brother Edward, he went to Italy in June 1943 and was attached to the Loyal Edmonton Regiment. He was a well-known sniper during the war.