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James Nevin Bonar

In memory of:

Private James Nevin Bonar

October 23, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

A/65798

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Additional Information


Son of James Stoddard and Rachel Peterina Bonar, of Guelph, Ontario. Husband of Lillian Beatrice Bonar, of Guelph.

Commemorated on Page 253 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:

4. D. 2.

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

  • Group Photo– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Telegram– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of James Nevin Bonar– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Kitchener Public Library collection of World War Two Solider Information Cards. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Kitchener Public Library collection of World War Two Solider Information Cards. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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