Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Lionel Cohen

In memory of:

Private Lionel Cohen

August 19, 1942

Dieppe, France

Military Service


Service Number:

B/67270

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Born:

April 12, 1912
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 18, 1939
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Nathan and Ray Cohen, of Toronto, Ontario. Husband of R. Cohen, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 65 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

J. 60.

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

Send us your images
  • Photo of LIONEL COHEN– Photo taken April 6, 2017 by Roger Shier
  • Grave Marker– My visit to Dieppe
  • Photo of Lionel Cohen– Lionel Cohen is honoured on page 18 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
  • 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. (K. Falconer & J. Stephens)
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)

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