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Samuel Moses Hurwitz

In memory of:

Sergeant Samuel Moses Hurwitz

October 26, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

D/26248

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Grenadier Guards, R.C.A.C.

Division:

22nd Armoured Regiment

Citation(s):

Distinguished Conduct Medal and Military Medal

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Additional Information


Born:

January 28, 1919
Lachine, Québec

Enlistment:

June 24, 1940
Montreal, Québec

Son of Harry and Bella Hurwitz, of Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 341 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

9. F. 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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  • Obituary– Samuel Hurwitz is honoured on page 34 of the memorial book,
CANADIAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II, Part II: Casualties,
compiled by David Rome for the Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1948.  
This extract is provided courtesy of the Canadian Jewish Congress which holds the copyright for this volume.  For additional information about these archival records, please contact:
The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives 
1590 Ave. Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que. H3G 1C5 (Canada)
telephone: 514-931-7531 ex. 2 
facsimile:  514-931-0548 
website:     www.cjc.ca

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