Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Alvin Boyle

In memory of:

Sergeant James Alvin Boyle

October 5, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

H/19966

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Additional Information


Son of Reginald Claude and Helga Christine Hughes, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 256 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

2. C. 7.

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– I scanned this image from an old publication I have called "The Icelandic Canadian" which was published out of Manitoba in Autumn of 1954. It also has a photo and some information of my paternal grandfather, Allan William Boyle.
  • Photo of JAMES ALVIN BOYLE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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