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George Page Bloomfield

In memory of:

Private George Page Bloomfield

August 19, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

B/67396

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal & Clasp, War Medal 1939-45. Mentioned in Despatches, Canada Gazette, No. 6, dated 9 February 1945. "The King has been graciously pleased to approve the award of Mentioned in Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the combined attack on Dieppe to Pte. George Page Bloomfield, Canadian Infantry Corps".

Honours and Awards:

Mentioned in Despatches

Additional Information


Born:

August 24, 1914
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 5, 1940
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William George and Mabel Bloomfield; husband of Elizabeth Bloomfield, of Edinburgh, Scotland. Brother of William, Gwendoline, Margaret, Mabel, and Alice.

Commemorated on Page 59 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. 76.

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

  • Group Photo– George Page Bloomfield and his wife Elizabeth.
  • Press Clipping– Source: Toronto Daily Star December 8, 1942
  • 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
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)
  • 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)
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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