Language selection


Search veterans.gc.ca

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Herbert Victor Poag

In memory of:

Captain Herbert Victor Poag

August 22, 1942

Military Service


Age:

45

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Born:

June 10, 1897
Hamilton, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 2, 1939
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of John and Margaret Poag of Hamilton, Ontario. Husband of Winifred Poag of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 107 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. 43.

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

Send us your images
  • 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
  • Attestation paper– Attestation Paper 
Source: Library and Archives Canada
  • Attestation paper– Attestation Paper 
Source: Library and Archives Canada
  • Memorial scroll– Royal Hamilton Light Infantry memorial scroll for Dieppe.  On display at the 
Lieutenant-Colonel John Weir Foote VC, CD Armoury, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • 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)
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave marker

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us.

Date modified: