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John Joseph Bialas

In memory of:

Private John Joseph Bialas

September 24, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/127617

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Westminster Regiment (Motor), R.C.I.C.

Division:

C Company (Motor)

Additional Information


Born:

May 7, 1921
Brantford, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 1, 1942
Prince George, British Columbia

Son of John Bialas and of Kathleen Bialas (nee Serdersky), of Brantford, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 249 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIII, G, 4.

Location:

CESENA WAR CEMETERY lies in the Commune of Cesena, in the Province of Forli, and is situated one kilometre north-east of Cesena railway station on the provincial road to Cervia (Route No.71 bis). If exiting at Cesena from the highway, the sign will be seen for the Cemetery. From the other direction in Cesena, follow the sign to Rimini and then Cervia and the Cemetery will be found on the right. The CESENA WAR CEMETERY is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff, but will be unmanned.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Joseph Bialas– Enlisted in May 1942, Pte. Bialas trained in Brantford, Ottawa and Prince George where he joined the Cameron Highlanders. Transferred to the Westminser Regiment killed in action in Italy on September 24, 1944.
  • Album Cover– Album of Honor for Brant County  World War 11 1939 - 1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Album of Honor for Brant County  World War 11 1939 - 1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me

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