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Earl Henry McAllister

In memory of:

Lance Sergeant Earl Henry McAllister

October 20, 1944

Belgium

Military Service


Service Number:

B/115011

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45.

Additional Information


Born:

July 28, 1923
Hamilton, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 11, 1942
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of William Burton and Ruby Dell (nee Binkley) McAllister, of Hamilton, Ontario. Brother of Beryl, Lois, Helen, Bruce, John and Joyce.

Commemorated on Page 381 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

10. G. 2.

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
  • Photo of Earl McAllister– Corporal Earl McAllister (Hamilton, Ontario) of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada inspects a captured P08 Luger pistol on a knocked out German battery near Abbeville, France. Corporal McAllister is credited with having captured 160 prisoners at St. Lambert-sur-Dives. 

 Corporal McAllister was killed in Belgium on October 20th, 1944, and is buried in the Bergen op Zoom Canadian war cemetery in the Netherlands. — in ?Abbeville, France.
  • Photo of EARL HENRY MCALLISTER– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Paying Respects– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– HAMILTON SPECTATOR
  • Newspaper clipping– HAMILTON SPECTATOR
  • Grave Marker

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