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James Edward Binns

In memory of:

Lance Corporal James Edward Binns

August 19, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

B/66586

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

February 21, 1913
Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

September 8, 1939
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Harry and Ellen Binns of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 58 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:

G. 26.

Location:

From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram December 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram December 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of JAMES EDWARD BINNS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES EDWARD BINNS– Nell and James. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES EDWARD BINNS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES EDWARD BINNS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES EDWARD BINNS– James, Edward, Dorothy and Nell. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES EDWARD BINNS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES EDWARD BINNS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)
  • Cemetery– Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Cross of Sacrifice - Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery located approximately 5 km. from the beach of Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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