Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Boyuk

In memory of:

Corporal John Boyuk

October 7, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/130377

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of Wasyl and Pauline Boyuk; husband of Norma Grace Boyuk, of Merritton, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

9. D. 4.

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.

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  • Entrance– Entrance - Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery - May 2015 … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery - May 2015 … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery - May 2015 … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Merritton Ontario War Memorial
  • Names on the Merriton Ontario War Memorial
  • Newspaper Clipping– Toronto Star "Pages of the Past" online 1944, Oct. 23  p2
  • Grave Marker– Cpl John Boyuk's gravestone at Bergen Op Zoom Cemetery, Netherlands

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