Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Harold Francis Steeds

In memory of:

Lance Corporal John Harold Francis Steeds

December 25, 1944

Netherlands

Military Service


Service Number:

H/19521

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Additional Information


Born:

January 24, 1920
Carmen, Manitoba

Enlistment:

September 12, 1939
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Arthur Hinten Steeds and Norma Steeds of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Husband of Barbara Elizabeth Steeds, of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 451 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

10. A. 1.

Location:

BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY is located 39 Km north west of Antwerp and 19 Km after passing the Border into the Netherlands. The N11 connects Antwerp to Bergen op Zoom via Kapellen, Pulte, Hoogerheide and finally on to Bergen op Zoom. On reaching Bergen op Zoom railway station turn right onto the Stationsplein and after 200 M turn right onto the Bredastraat. Follow this road for 500 M where it becomes Wouwsestraatweg and carry straight on for 2.5 kilometres. The street name has now changed to the Ruytershoveweg and the BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY can be found on the left of this street. Steps into cemetery (not suitable for wheelchairs).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Entrance– Entrance - Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery - May 2015 … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery - May 2015 … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery - May 2015 … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Obituary– Obituary - JOHN HAROLD FRANCIS STEEDS

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