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Edwin Harold Hillier

In memory of:

Sergeant Edwin Harold Hillier

August 19, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

B/66839

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Born:

April 7, 1921
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 11, 1939
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Thomas Edwin Hillier, and of Amy Kathleen Hillier, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 81 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

J. 33.

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
  • Photo of Edwin Harold Hillier
  • Photo of Edwin Harold Hillier– In front of the Princess Gates pre-deployment
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Press Clipping– Source: Toronto Daily Star December 8, 1942
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– 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
  • 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. (K. Falconer & J. Stephens)

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