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Alfred Edward Johnson

In memory of:

Private Alfred Edward Johnson

August 19, 1942


Dieppe, France

Military Service


Service Number:

B/37201

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

January 11, 1915
Burlington, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 23, 1939
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of Albert and Marg Johnson. Husband of Alexandria Johnson.

Commemorated on Page 85 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:

A. 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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  • Photo of ALFRED EDWARD JOHNSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, just outside the Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France.  (J. Stephens)
  • Newspaper clipping– The Burlington Post's report of Alfred's death and a picture of him dated August 26 1942.
  • Cross of Sacrifice

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