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Norman Christopher Betts

In memory of:

Private Norman Christopher Betts

October 26, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/155366

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Calgary Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of Stanley William and Sarah Betts, of Toronto, Ontario. Husband of Joan Kathleen Betts, of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 249 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:

12. H. 9.

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

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  • Newspaper clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star February 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture

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