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Stanley James Colquhoun

In memory of:

Private Stanley James Colquhoun

October 23, 1944
Netherlands

Military Service


Service Number:

K/54772

Age:

17

Force:

Army

Unit:

Calgary Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45.

Additional Information


Born:

October 13, 1927
Vancouver, British Columbia

Enlistment:

August 30, 1943
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Ernest and Mary Mitchell (nee Smeaton) of Vancouver, British Columbia. Brother of Desmond Ernest and Elizabeth Findlay.

Colquhoun Peak, British Columbia was named to remember Private Stanley J. Colquhoun.

Adopted 11 November 1991

Commemorated on Page 277 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:

1. G. 5.

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

  • Newspaper clipping
  • Grave Marker

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