Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Finlay Gibson

In memory of:

Captain Robert Finlay Gibson

October 24, 1944

Belgium

Military Service


Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Artillery

Division:

23 Field Regt

Additional Information


Born:

May 20, 1909
Klienberg, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 13, 1941
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Robert S. and Annie Ross Gibson, of Calgary, Alberta. B.Sc. (University of Alberta).

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

12. G. 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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