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Roger Lockhead

In memory of:

Trooper Roger Lockhead

June 7, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

D/46464

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Sherbrooke Fusiliers Regiment, R.C.A.C.

Division:

27th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

January 30, 1919
Ville St. Pierre Montreal, Québec

Enlistment:

August 28, 1940
Sherbrooke, Québec

Son of Norman and Ida Lockhead of Rollet, Quebec. Husband of Rose Lockhead, of Rock Forest, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 367 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XIV. E. 10.

Location:

This cemetery lies on the west side of the main road from Caen to Falaise (route N158) and just north of the village of Cintheaux. Bretteville-sur-Laize is a village and commune in the department of the Calvados, some 16 kilometres south of Caen. The village of Bretteville lies 3 kilometres south-west of the Cemetery. Buried here are those who died during the later stages of the battle of Normandy, the capture of Caen and the thrust southwards (led initially by the 4th Canadian and 1st Polish Armoured Divisions), to close the Falaise Gap, and thus seal off the German divisions fighting desperately to escape being trapped west of the Seine. Almost every unit of Canadian 2nd Corps is represented in the Cemetery. There are about 3,000 allied forces casualties of the Second World War commemorated in this site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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