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Gerald Wentworth Roy Dillon

In memory of:

Captain Gerald Wentworth Roy Dillon

August 19, 1942

Military Service


Age:

42

Force:

Army

Unit:

Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

April 6, 1900
Montreal, Quebec

Enlistment:

June 3, 1940
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Gerald Arthur Patrick and Marie-Louise Dillon, of Montreal, Province of Quebec; husband of Emily Gray Dillon, of Montreal. B.A., B.C.L.

Commemorated on Page 69 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

J. 16.

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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  • Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

1425 Capt Gerald Wentworth Roy Dillon (RMC 1918) was the son of Gerald Arthur Patrick and Marie-Louise Dillon, of Montreal, Province of Quebec. He was the  husband of Emily Gray Dillon, of Montreal. B.A., B.C.L. He served with Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, R.C.I.C. He died on Aug 19, 1942 at 42 years of age. He was buedi in the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery (Hautot-sur-Mer), Seine-Maritime, France J. 16.
  • Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

1425 Capt Gerald Wentworth Roy Dillon (RMC 1918) was the son of Gerald Arthur Patrick and Marie-Louise Dillon, of Montreal, Province of Quebec. He was the  husband of Emily Gray Dillon, of Montreal. B.A., B.C.L. He served with Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, R.C.I.C. He died on Aug 19, 1942 at 42 years of age. He was buedi in the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery (Hautot-sur-Mer), Seine-Maritime, France J. 16.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

1425 Capt Gerald Wentworth Roy Dillon (RMC 1918) was the son of Gerald Arthur Patrick and Marie-Louise Dillon, of Montreal, Province of Quebec. He was the  husband of Emily Gray Dillon, of Montreal. B.A., B.C.L. He served with Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal, R.C.I.C. He died on Aug 19, 1942 at 42 years of age. He was buedi in the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery (Hautot-sur-Mer), Seine-Maritime, France J. 16.
  • 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)
  • Newspaper clipping– Captain Gerald Wentworth Roy Dillon obit Montreal Gazette January 25 & 28, 1943 courtesy McGill University archives
  • Photo of Gerald Wentworth Roy Dillon– Captain Gerald Wentworth Roy Dillon courtesy McGill University archives

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