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Norman Armitage

In memory of:

Corporal Norman Armitage

October 28, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

D/24092

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Additional Information


Born:

February 17, 1916
Montreal, Quebec

Enlistment:

September 11, 1939
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Walter and Elaine M. Armitage, of Montreal, Province of Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 238 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:

7. C. 11.

Location:

BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY is located 39 Km north west of Antwerp and 19 Km after passing the Border into the Netherlands. The N11 connects Antwerp to Bergen op Zoom via Kapellen, Pulte, Hoogerheide and finally on to Bergen op Zoom. On reaching Bergen op Zoom railway station turn right onto the Stationsplein and after 200 M turn right onto the Bredastraat. Follow this road for 500 M where it becomes Wouwsestraatweg and carry straight on for 2.5 kilometres. The street name has now changed to the Ruytershoveweg and the BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY can be found on the left of this street. Steps into cemetery (not suitable for wheelchairs).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Family Photo– Uncle Norman is on the right. His Brother Walter, on the left side of photo, survived WWII. His parents are seated on left Father Walter and Mother Elaine M. Armitage.
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Field Service Form– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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