Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ernest Charles Turner

In memory of:

Sergeant Ernest Charles Turner

October 30, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:







12th Manitoba Dragoons, R.C.A.C.


18th Armd. Car Regt.

Additional Information

Son of Gordon and Gertie Turner. Husband of Tena Turner, of Elkhorn, Manitoba. Father of Betty and Denys Turner.

Commemorated on Page 466 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

2. H. 9.


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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  • Photo of ERNEST CHARLES TURNER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of Ernest Turner
  • Family photo– Photo of Ernest Turner posing with his wife, Tena and daughter, Betty.
  • Family photo– His parents Gertie and Gordan Turner are front and center. Back from left to right are Ruby Turner McClure (sister) Winner Turner Francis (sister) Ernie Turner and Lavina Turner Reeves (sister).
  • Family photo– Back from left to right: Unknown, Ernie Turner. Tena (his wife)  Front from left to right: Arthur Turner (Uncle of Ernie Turner,  His father Gordon Turner and daughter Betty on her grandfather's lap.
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.

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