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George Harry Meroniuk

In memory of:

Private George Harry Meroniuk

October 14, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

K/51668

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Essex Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

March 5, 1916

His name as per his birth certificate is: Giorgi Meroniuk but he served under the name of George Meroniuk. Son of Andrew and Elena (Helen) née Mostowchuk Meroniuk. There's a mountain named in honour of George, "Mount Meroniuk"; located between Paleface Creek and Chilliwack Lake, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 393 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

3. A. 5.

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.

Digital Collection

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