Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ernest Cornelius Gibbs

In memory of:

Private Ernest Cornelius Gibbs

October 29, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/117797

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)

Additional Information


Son of Ernest H. and Beatrice Gibbs, of Long Branch, Ontario; husband of Harriet Jane Gibbs, of Long Branch.

Commemorated on Page 315 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

4. G. 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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