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Paul Leon Magner

In memory of:

Private Paul Leon Magner

August 19, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

B/37320

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Son of Morris and Bertha Magner, of Toronto, Ontario; husband of P. L. Magner.

Commemorated on Page 93 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:

K. 46.

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 August 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Obituary– Paul Magner is honoured on page 50 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– A school trip from St. Catharines Ontario, each student had a soldier to pay their respects to by visiting them and placing a Canadian flag to mark that they are very important to all of us.
  • 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)
  • Memorial– Stone of Remembrance - Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Entrance– Entrance - Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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