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Sigurd Norman Huser

In memory of:

Private Sigurd Norman Huser

June 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

M/106830

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 29, 1923
Daysland, Alberta

Enlistment:

February 17, 1943
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Emil Marensius Huser, and of Bergliot Constance Huser, of Fork Lake, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 341 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. G. 5.

Location:

Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery is about 1 kilometre east of the village of Reviers, on the Creully-Tailleville-Ouistreham road (D.35). Reviers is a village and commune in the Department of the Calvados. It is located 15 kilometres north-west of Caen and 18 kilometres east of Bayeux and 3.5 kilometres south of Courseulles, a village on the sea coast. The village of Beny-sur-Mer is some 2 kilometres south-east of the cemetery. The bus service between Caen and Arromanches (via Reviers and Ver-sur-Mer) passes the cemetery.

It was on the coast just to the north that the 3rd Canadian Division landed on 6th June 1944; on that day, 335 officers and men of that division were killed in action or died of wounds. In this cemetery are the graves of Canadians who gave their lives in the landings in Normandy and in the earlier stages of the subsequent campaign. Canadians who died during the final stages of the fighting in Normandy are buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery.

There are a total of 2,048 burials in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery. There is also one special memorial erected to a soldier of the Canadian Infantry Corps who is known to have been buried in this cemetery, but the exact site of whose grave could not be located.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Photo taken at 14-9-2019
  • Commemorative Ceremony Photo 1– These photos were taken during a commemorative ceremony held  Saturday, July 10, 2004 for Private Sigurd Norman Huser. This ceremony was arranged by Kenneth Usher, Branch Manager of the Alberta Branch of the Last Post Fund.
  • Commemorative Ceremony Photo 2
  • Commemorative Ceremony Photo 3
  • Commemorative Ceremony Photo 4
  • Commemorative Ceremony Photo 5
  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, located at Reviers, about 4  kilometres from Juno Beach in Normandy, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Cemetery– The Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, located at Reviers, about 4  kilometres from Juno Beach in Normandy, France. (J. Stephens)

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