Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Victor Garton Howey

In memory of:

Private Victor Garton Howey

January 29, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

A/59355

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Lincoln and Welland Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of George and Georgena Howey. Husband of Phyllis Jean Howey, of St. John's, Newfoundland.
Private Victor Howey is also commemorated on Panel 10 of the Groesbeek Memorial.

Commemorated on Page 169 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot 12, Row D, Grave 11A

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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  • Grave Marker– Bergen op Zoom Canadian War Cemetery, Netherlands.
Private Victor Howey is also commemorated on Panel 10 of the Groesbeek Memorial.
  • Pallbearers– Members of the Lincoln and Welland Regiment
  • Funeral Procession
  • Piper
  • Eulogy
  • Preparation for Burial– A Trooper of the Lincoln and Welland Regiment removes the Medals from Private Howey's coffin in preparation for internment.
  • Folding the Flag
  • Last Respects
  • Final Salute– Private Victor Garton Howey was laid to rest on November 10, 2000 with full military honours at Bergen-op-zoom cemetery in the Netherlands, about 50 kilometres from where he was last seen alive.
  • The Lincs on Parade– Members of the Lincoln and Welland Regiment
  • Royal Netherlands Air Force Fly Over
  • Photo of Victor Garton Howey– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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