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Aldege Tessier

In memory of:

Lance Sergeant Aldege Tessier

October 23, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

C/58496

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Governor General's Foot Guards, R.C.A.C.

Division:

21st Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Son of Joseph Erhrem Tessier and Marie Rose-Anna Tessier.

Commemorated on Page 459 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

1. 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

Send us your images
  • Grave Marker– A hand painted image given to me, by my mother, Aldège Tessier's niece!
  • Newspaper Clipping– And image of the news of Aldège's death as it appeared in the newspaper!
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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