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Jasper Waring Nation

In memory of:

Trooper Jasper Waring Nation

June 11, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

K/51934

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Hussars, R.C.A.C.

Division:

6th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

December 13, 1905
Souris, Manitoba

Enlistment:

June 30, 1943
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Jasper and Julia M. Nation.

Commemorated on Page 403 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 19, Column 2.

Location:

The Bayeux Memorial is located on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware, in the south-western outskirts of the town of Bayeux, in Normandy, about 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. The memorial was erected in honour of the 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and who have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Inscription– Bayeux Memorial … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– Picture of Trooper Jasper Waring Nation in the newspaper when he was identified as presumed dead. He served with the 1st Hussars and was killed during what became known as Black Sunday

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