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Willard Donald Jensen

In memory of:

Private Willard Donald Jensen

September 19, 1944
France

Military Service


Service Number:

L/18282

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

October 3, 1919
Ceylon, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

December 30, 1940
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Holger Wang and Josephine Kate Jensen of Langbank, Saskatchewan. Step-son of Alma Jensen. Husband of Phyllis May (nee Holloway) Jensen (remarried Lowe), of Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, England.

Commemorated on Page 345 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. D. 10.

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 WILLARD DONALD JENSEN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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