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John Wilbur Cremeens

In memory of:

Rifleman John Wilbur Cremeens

September 9, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

K/48936

Age:

16

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

October 11, 1927
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enlistment:

December 18, 1942
Prince Rupert, British Columbia

Son of H. O. Cremeens, and of Norah Cremeens, of Kenora, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 282 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

6. B. 5.

Location:

Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN WILBUR CREMEENS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • War Memorial– Rifleman Cremeens is honoured on this memorial in Charleswood (Winnipeg), Manitoba.
  • Gravemarker– This photo of Rifleman Cremeens' gravemaker was taken in June 1997.

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