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William Alfred Van Koughnet

In memory of:

Corporal William Alfred Van Koughnet

December 12, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

H/45760

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), R.C.I.C.

Division:

(Motor), R

Additional Information


Son of William Franklin Van Koughnet and Ursula Van Koughnet, of Dryden, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 468 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

7. F. 4.

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

  • Memorial– Corporal William Alfred Van Koughnet is also commemorated on the Lake Superior Regiment (Motor) Memorial located in Hillcrest Park, Thunder Bay, ON … May 2018 ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Lake Superior Regiment (Motor) Memorial located in Hillcrest Park, Thunder Bay, ON … May 2018 ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of WILLIAM ALFRED VAN KOUGHNET– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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