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Lloyd Joseph Riley

In memory of:

Private Lloyd Joseph Riley

September 22, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/5949

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Calgary Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

September 10, 1917
Christine, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 1, 1941
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Nathan and Sarah Riley. Husband of Lillian S. Riley, of Christina, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

7. D. 12.

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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  • Newspaper clipping– This is the obituary notice that was in a collection of newspaper articles that Pearl Mae John (nee Riley) saved.  Lloyd Riley and Pearl John were 1st cousins.

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