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Leslie Ernest Hurst

In memory of:

Sergeant Leslie Ernest Hurst

August 19, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

H/19286

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Additional Information


Born:

December 6, 1914
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enlistment:

September 2, 1939
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Elizabeth Hurst; husband of Elspeth Catherine Hurst, of Transcona, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 83 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:

B. 18.

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– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of LESLIE ERNEST HURST– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. 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. (J. Stephens)

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