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William Edgar Dunn

In memory of:

Private William Edgar Dunn

February 11, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

B/158785

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Algonquin Regiment, 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:

July 12, 1925
Simcoe County, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 2, 1944
Toronto, Ontario

Son of late Norman E. Dunn, and Isabel (nee Mountstephen) Dunn Blaney, of Coldwater, Ontario. Stepson of Clayton Blaney. Brother of Robert, Percy, Melville, Jean, Jessie, and Mary Dunn. Stepbrother of Sheelah Blaney.

Commemorated on Page 511 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:

11. E. 10.

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
  • Memorial– Private William Edgar Dunn is also commemorated on the WWII Memorial in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Private William Edgar Dunn is also commemorated on the WWII Memorial in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of William Dunn

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