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Norman Richard Dawes

In memory of:

Rifleman Norman Richard Dawes

August 28, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/64137

Force:

Army

Unit:

Regina Rifle Regiment

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 287 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:

4. C. 1.

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

  • Photo of Norman Richard Dawes– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of NORMAN RICHARD DAWES– This photo of Rfn Dawes comes from a Queen's Own Rifles Charlie Company photo taken in October 1941.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– This obituary of Rfn Dawes was clipped from a microfilm copy of a 1944 Toronto newspaper.
  • Gravemarker– This photo of Rfn Dawes's gravemarker was taken by Padre Craig Cameron of The QOR of C in June 1997.

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