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John George Garner

In memory of:

Private John George Garner

January 16, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

M/36450

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Division:

1 Army Car Coy.

Additional Information


Son of John George and Emily Grace Garner, of Didsbury, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 517 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:

8. B. 1.

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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  • Photo of Lillian Alice Jackson– John's beautiful fiancee Lillian Alice Jackson.  She told us of his nature and never forgot his kindness.

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