Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Wilbert Gordon Sears

In memory of:

Trooper Wilbert Gordon Sears

June 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/49509

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

H.Q. Sqn., 6th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

September 17, 1918
Orillia, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 20, 1940
Barrie, Ontario

Son of Charles Richard and Amarillia Sears, of Orillia, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 439 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.

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  • Inscription– Bayeux Memorial … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Trooper Wilbert Gordon Sears is also commemorated on the WWII Memorial in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Trooper Wilbert Gordon Sears is also commemorated on the WWII Memorial in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Wilbert Gordon Sears– Taken Outside the family house on Oxford St. in Orillia. 
Chubby, the dog outlived his master by 5 years.

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