Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Calixte Gauvin

In memory of:

Private Calixte Gauvin

November 1, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

G/28533

Force:

Army

Unit:

Calgary Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of Willie and Judith Gauvin; husband of Melanie Gauvin, of Dupuis Corner, Westmorland Co., New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 313 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

10. A. 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

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