Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ralph Stanley Bezanson

In memory of:

Corporal Ralph Stanley Bezanson

March 29, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/65370

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

January 10, 1921
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

August 28, 1940
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of George E. Bezanson and Mable W. Bezanson, of Riverport.

Commemorated on Page 136 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FORT MASSEY CEMETERY (HALIFAX)
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. E. Grave 60.

Location:

Fort Massey Cemetery is located at the junction of Queen and South Streets in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is bounded to the west by Holy Cross Cemetery. The Fort Massey Cemetery was established c. 1778, in conjunction with Fort Massey, to serve as a burial place for the garrison of the Fort. Today it contains the remains of those who served in Canada's military as well as the remains soldiers dating back to the British occupation of Halifax. In some cases relatives of military personnel and certain civilians, who had involvement with the military, were also interred there. Fort Massey Cemetery is significant for it's long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Funeral Procession– Pallbearers leaving church with casket March 31, 1943. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral Procession - March 31, 1943– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Firing Party Presenting Arms - March 31, 1943– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Last Post - March 31, 1943– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker

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