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George Archibald Riley

In memory of:

Trooper George Archibald Riley

October 2, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/49521

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Fort Garry Horse, R.C.A.C.

Division:

10th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Son of Arthur William and Mary Jane Riley; husband of Doris Esther Riley, of Thornton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 428 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

11. C. 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.

Digital Collection

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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
  • Street name– Cookstown street named in honour of Trooper George Archibald Riley with a poppy.
  • Inscription– Cookstown Cenotaph.
  • Newspaper clipping
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star November 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star November 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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