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Samuel Norman Nichols

In memory of:

Private Samuel Norman Nichols

October 14, 1944


France

Military Service


Service Number:

C/116001

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps

Division:

4th Inf. Bde. Workshop

Additional Information


Born:

February 4, 1919
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

May 8, 1942
Quebec, Quebec

Son of Benjamin and Lilian Nikolaevsky, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 404 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:

III. B. 9.

Location:

Antwerp lies 57 Km north of Brussels on the E19 and 59 km north east of Gent on the E17 motorway. The cemetery itself is located in Wilrijk, a suburb of Antwerp. From the Bistplein in front of the railway station in Wilrijk follow the Kleinsteenweg for 300 M until you arrive at the ring road. Turn right and follow the ring road for 100 M to the first set of traffic lights and turn left. Go under the flyover and continue straight on over the dual carrageway into Jules Moretus Lei. Follow this street for 1 kilometre and the entrance to the Municipal Cemetery is on your left. After entering the cemetery follow the Commission signs to the three Commission plots at the far end of the cemetery. Alternatively ask for their location at the office within the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star November 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star November 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Samuel Nichols– Samuel Nichols is honoured on page 53 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
  • Cemetery Entrance– Entrance … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Cross of Sacrifice located in Plots 4 and 4A … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– View of Plot 3 … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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