Harold Pringle

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Harold Joseph Pringle[1] (died 5 July 1945) was the only soldier of the Canadian Army to be executed during the Second World War for military crimes.

He was subsequently buried in grave number 11, row B, plot VII at Caserta CWGC Cemetery in Italy.


  1. ^ CWGC :: Casualty Details at www.cwgc.org
  • Clark, Andrew (2002) A Keen Soldier: the Execution of Second World War Private Harold Joseph Pringle Alfred A. Knopf, Canada, Toronto, ISBN 0-676-97354-X
  • Madsen, Chris (1999) Another Kind of Justice: Canadian Military Law from Confederation to Somalia UBC Press, Vancouver, ISBN 0-7748-0718-0