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John William Pieper

In memory of:

Trooper John William Pieper

September 5, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

H/77722

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

12th Manitoba Dragoons, R.C.A.C.

Division:

18th Armd. Car Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

April 21, 1922
Gretna, Manitoba

Enlistment:

September 6, 1941
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Charles and Elsie Pieper of Gretna, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 417 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:

2. F. 12.

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

  • Newspaper clipping
  • Photo of John William Pieper– In memory of those honoured on the Altona Cenotaph. 

Submitted for the project: Operation: Picture Me
  • Altona Cenotaph– In memory of those honoured on the Altona Cenotaph.  The memorial is located in Altona, Manitoba. 

Submitted for the project: Operation: Picture Me

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