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Benjamin Leo Kohn

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Benjamin Leo Kohn

September 6, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/79806

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

407 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 16, 1916
Lipton, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

November 22, 1940
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kohn, of Regina, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 87 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MIDDELKERKE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Row B. Grave 10.

Location:

MIDDELKERKE COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 9 Km south west of Oostende. From Oostende the N34 continues for 9 km to the costal town of Middelkerke. The town is approached via the C de Grootelaan which leads to the left hand turning onto Kerkstraat N325. The next immediate left hand turning leads onto the N318 Oostendelaan. 500 metres along the Oostendelaan lies the right hand turning onto the H.Prootstraat. The cemetery is located at the end of H. Prootstraat. This cemetery is not an open site and access is limited by normal cemetery opening hours. (Rear entrance to this cemetery is permanently open).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Benjamin Kohn– Benjamin Kohn is honoured on page 41 of the memorial book,
CANADIAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II, Part II: Casualties,
compiled by David Rome for the Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1948.  
This extract is provided courtesy of the Canadian Jewish Congress which holds the copyright for this volume.  For additional information about these archival records, please contact:
The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives 
1590 Ave. Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que. H3G 1C5 (Canada)
telephone: 514-931-7531 ex. 2 
facsimile:  514-931-0548 
website:     www.cjc.ca

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