Argenta Gap War Cemetery



The following Canadians are buried at Argenta Gap War Cemetery.

ARNOTT, Private, DAVID, B/143492. 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, R.C.A.C.. 23 January 1945. Age 21. Son of Wemyss and Mary Ann Arnott, of Toronto, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, D, 6.

BARKER, Private, ARNOLD F., C/4023. Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 21 December 1944. Husband of Elizabeth A. Barker, of Brighton, Sussex. Grave Reference: IV, G, 16.

BELISLE, Private, JOSEPH OVILA MARCIEN, K/48903. Perth Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 8 January 1945. Age 22. Son of Henri and Anna Belisle; husband of Helen Margaret Belisle, of Vancouver, British Columbia.. Grave Reference: IV, E, 17.

BOYD, Private, GEORGE GORDON, B/68776. Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 14 December 1944. Age 35. Son of James D.C. and Davidina Boyd; husband of Sylvia Boyd. Grave Reference: IV. G. 9.

BOYER, Private, ALVIN BASIL EPHRAIM, H/195217. Royal Canadian Regiment. 5 January 1945. Age 25. Son of Joseph and Lenna Boyer; husband of H. A. Caroline Boyer, of Winnipeg, Manitoba.. Grave Reference: IV, G, 6.

BRAY, Private, JOSEPH ALBERT, C/52868. 48th Highlanders of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 30 December 1944. Age 21. Son of Peter Denis Bray and Antoinette Bray; husband of Aurore Bray. Grave Reference: IV, E, 13.

BURNS, Lieutenant, DANIEL WILLIAM. Royal Canadian Regiment. 1 January 1945. Age Son of Edmund and Euphemia Burns, of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.. Grave Reference: IV, G, 3.

CAMPBELL, Private, LESTER LOUIS, F/59828. 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, R.C.A.C.. 14 December 1944. Age 24. Son of Edward D. and Harriet V. Campbell, of Montague, Prince Edward Island Canada. Grave Reference: IV, F, 8.

CHASE, Private, BENJAMIN L., G/28238. Westminster Regiment (Motors), R.C.I.C.. 28 December 1944. Age 21. Son of Walter Fleetwood Chase and Sadie Bertella Chase; husband of Clara Jean Chase. Grave Reference: IV, G, 12.

CHATTERTON, Private, GORDON, E/37015. Irish Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 6 January 1945. Age 26. Son of Frederic Chatterton and of Estella Chatterton (nee Anez), of Hopetown, Province of Quebec.. Grave Reference: IV, E, 11.

CHESTNUT, Corporal, ARTHUR JAMES, G/27225. 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, R.C.A.C.. 24 December 1944. Age 26. Son of John Archibald and Sarah Chestnut; husband of Kathryn Chestnut, of Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia.. Grave Reference: IV, G, 4.

 CLARK, Trooper, CECIL SCOTT, H/363. 2nd Armd. Regt., Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians). 21 January 1945. Age 35. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Clark, of Carman, Manitoba.; husband of Nettie Clark, of Carman. Grave Reference: IV, D, 8.

CLASS, Trooper, GERALD L., A/61145. 3rd Armd. Recce. Regt., Governor General’s Horse Guards, R.C.A.C.. 27 December 1944. Age 24. Son of Jacob and Clara Class, of Kitchener, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 19.

COPE, Sapper, LEROY, B/45168. 3 Field Coy., Royal Canadian Engineers. 29 January Age 22. Son of James and Ruth K. Cope, of Simcoe, Ontario.. Grave  Reference: IV, D, 3.

CORKEN, Warrant Officer Class II, (CSM), NORMAN, B/130585. Mentioned in Despatches. Irish Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 17 January 1945. Age 32. Son of Joseph and Minnie Corken; husband of Doris Helen Corken, of Windsor, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV. E. 4.

CRAIG, Private, HARRY, F/56819. Royal Canadian Regiment. 27 December 1944. Age 23. Son of Robert Edward and Bertha Mary Craig; of Dartmouth, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia.. Grave Reference: IV, E, 5.

CRAWFORD, Flying Officer, DAVID GORDON, J/28749. 72 Sqdn., Royal Canadian Air Force. 10 January 1945. Grave Reference: IV, F, 1.

DEMERS, Private, ANTONIO JOSEPH, B/132818. Perth Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 28 December Age 27. Son of Joseph and Marie Anna Demers, of Corbeil, Ontario. Canada. Grave Reference: IV, E, I.

DITNER, Sergeant, HUBERT LAURENCE, A/104433. 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, R.C.A.C.. 5 January 1945. Age 23. Son of Simon and Christina Ditner, of Petersburg, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, E, 19.

DUFFELL, Private, RICHARD HARRY, M/7415. 49th Bn., Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 16  December 1944. Age 19. Son of Harry James Duffell and Beatrice Irene Duffell, of Calgary, Alberta.. Grave Reference: IV, G, 15.

DUMAIS, Lance Corporal, JEAN B., E/5390. Royal 22e Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 5 February  Age 25. Son of Joseph and Ernestine Dumais. Grave Reference: IV, E, 21.

ELLIOTT, Captain, JOHN ANDREW. Royal Canadian Regiment. 10 January 1945. Grave Reference: IV, G, 1.

FERGUSON, Private, HOWARD FRANK, K/67459. H.Q. 11th Infantry Bde., Canadian Infantry Corps. 28 December 1944. Grave Reference: IV, G, 11.

GAZLEY, Private, EARL MASCOE, B/58469. Irish Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 12 December 1944. Age 22. Son of Gordon and Henrietta Gazley, of Toronto, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 4.

GOODBURN, Sergeant, WILFRED, H/17155. Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.. 16 February 1945. Age 23. Son of John and G. Margaret Goodburn, of Napinka, Manitoba.. Grave Reference: IV, D, 1.

GRAFF, Trooper, LORNE FRANCIS, A/107726. 3rd Armd. Recce. Regt., Governor General’s Horse Guards, R.C.A.C.. 18 December 1944. Grave Reference: IV, F, 18.

GUERIN, Private, FRANCIS, D/109872. 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, R.C.A.C.. 17 December 1944. Age 31. Son of P. and Delia Guerin. Grave Reference: IV, G, 17.

HALL, Sergeant, GEORGE BERNARD, M/3305. Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 14 December 1944. Age 23. Son of Henry Symons Hall and Katherine Hall, of Lethbridge, Alberta.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 9.

HARLING, Sergeant, JOHN, C/94159. 1 Laundry and Bath Unit, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps. 16 January 1945. Grave Reference: IV, E, 15.

HARNDEN, Lance Corporal, WILLIAM ARTHUR, C/33823. 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, R.C.A.C.. 16 December 1944. Age 31. Son of Ernest and Leila Harnden, of Grafton, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 12.

HEMPHILL, Private, JOHN W., B/93259. 7 Lt. Field Amb., Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps. 4 January 1945. Age 36. Son of James and Deborah Jane Hemphill; husband of Norma V. Hemphill, of Georgetown, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, E, 18.

HOWSON, Lieutenant, RODERICK BRUCE. 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, R.C.A.C.. 15 December 1944. Age 22. Son of Bruce Fulford Howson and Edna Laura Howson, of Toronto, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, G, 8.

HUME, Captain, W J. Mentioned in Despatches. 2 Medium Regt., Royal Canadian Artillery. 16 January 1945. Age 26. Son of Charles Gordon Hume and Elizabeth Hume, of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Grave Reference: IV, E, 9.

JAMES, Private, GERALD Le ROUX, F2004. Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 27 January 1945. Age 21. Son of John Frederick and Ida James, of New Aberdeen, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.. Grave Reference: IV, E, 20.

JANTZ, Company Quartermaster Sergeant, HARRY EDWARD, L/1803. Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 18 December 1944. Son of Edward A. and Wilhelmina Jantz. Grave Reference: IV, G, 18.

KINGDON, Private, WILLIAM DAVID, B/145620. Perth Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 12 December Age 20. Son of David and Mary C. Kingdon, of Toronto, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 5.

LEASK, Lieutenant, CLIFFORD CHARLES. Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 4 February 1945. Age 28. Son of Frederick Lillington Leask and Myrtle Grace Leask; husband of Marie Florence Leask. Grave Reference: IV D, 7.

LENT, Sapper, DONALD HUGH, F/64805. 10 Field Sqn., Royal Canadian Engineers. 11 December 1944. Age 19. Son of Kenneth H. and Melda Lent, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 2.

LOCKHART, Private, JOSEPH CLIFTON, F/87053. Westminster Regiment (Motors), R.C.I.C.. 30 December 1944. Age 22. Son of Joseph Leo and Hattie Lenora Lockhart. Grave Reference: IV, E, 6.

MacDONALD, Sergeant, ALTON HUGH, F/44885. West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 10 February 1945. Age 38. Son of James Alec and Rebecca MacDonald, of New Glasgow, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia. Grave Reference: IV, D, 4.

MAHER, Private, PHILIP A., B/85037. Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 17 January 1945. Age 28. Son of Jane Maher, of Penetang, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, E, 2.

MARTIN, Gunner, ERNEST MELBOURNE, B/40050. 3 Field Regt., Royal Canadian Artillery. 11 January 1945. Age 26. Son of William James Martin and Margaret Molissa Martin. Grave Reference: IV, E, 16.

McCULLOUGH, Private, FREEMAN HALLETT, F/57624. Cape Breton Highlanders, R.C.I.C. 15 December 1944. Age 21. Son of Sebry Hallett McCullough and Alicia Iris McCullough, of Riverdale, Digby Co., Nova Scotia.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 11.

McDONALD, Lieutenant, GEORGE LLOYD, M/901457. Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 17 December 1944. Age 33. Son of George and E. E. McDonald, of Medicine Hat, Alberta.; husband of Doris Gwendolyn McDonald, of Medicine Hat. Grave Reference: IV, G, 5.

McISAAC, Private, GORDON, F/52154. Cape Breton Highlanders, R.C.I.C. 21 December Age 20. Son of Alexander D. and Mary J. McIsaac, of Halifax, Nova Scotia.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 16.

McKINNON, Private, JOSEPH, F/57102. Cape Breton Highlanders, R.C.I.C. 28 December Age 32. Son of Joseph C. and Mary Anne McKinnon; husband of Molly McKinnon. Grave Reference: IV, G, 14.

McRAE, Gunner, ALEXANDER, L/350. 1 Survey Regt., Royal Canadian Artillery. 26 December 1944. Age 45. Son of John and Isabella McRae, of Kelwood, Manitoba.. Grave Reference: IV, G, 21.

MOQUIN, Lance Corporal, JEAN G., D/137104. Royal 22e Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 20 January Age 24. Son of Thomas and Marguerite Moquin, of Montreal, Province of Quebec.. Grave Reference: IV, E, 8.

MORGAN, Private, MATTHEW, D/46769. 3rd Bn., Royal Canadian Regiment. 19 January Age 36. Son of Samuel and Mary Morgan; husband of Margaret Morgan. Grave Reference: IV, E, 7.

PATTERSON, Corporal, ROBERT JOHN, H/402. 2nd Armd. Regt., Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians). 21 January 1945. Age 22. Son of John and Mary Patterson, of Rosetown, Saskatchewan.. Grave Reference: IV, D, 9.

PERRY, Private, WILLIAM JOHN, B/144637. 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, R.C.A.C.. 18 December 1944. Grave Reference: IV, F, 7.

PLUMRIDGE, Private, GEORGE H., B/44487. Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 20 December 1944. Age 21. Son of Reuben and Sarah Plumridge, of Toronto, Ontario. Grave Reference: IV, F, 15.

RASHOTTE, Sapper, CHARLES CLAIR, D/118039. 10 Field Sqn., Royal Canadian Engineers. 13 January 1945. Age 31. Son of Charles and Alice Rashotte, of Tweed, Ontario.; husband of Cecilia Mary Rashotte, of Tweed. Grave Reference: IV, E, 14.

RATHBUN, Private, EARL HORACE, M/106345. Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 20 December 1944. Age 21. Son of Lyle C. and Nellie Rathbun; nephew of Emma P. Towne, of Medicine Hat, Alberta. Grave Reference: IV, F, 14.

ROBB, Private, JOHN ALEXANDER, M/104270. Perth Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 22 December Age 29. Son of James and Elizabeth Robb, of Calgary, Alberta.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 13.

ROCKE, Private, JOSEPH JOHN, B/103129. Royal Canadian Regiment. 21 December 1944. Grave Reference: IV, G, 19.

ROE, Private, ALEXANDER RICHARD, B/87069. Irish Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 8 December 1944. Age 21. Son of John and Christina Roe, of Ingersoll, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 3.

SHARKEY, Corporal, PATRICK CLETUS, B/79701. Irish Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 12 December 1944. Age 28. Son of Patrick J. and Annie A. Sharkey, of Cardigan, Prince Edward Island.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 6.

SHIEL, Private, FREDERICK G., H/77300. 1st Bn., Saskatoon Light Infantry (M.G.), R.C.I.C.. 24 December 1944. Grave Reference: IV, F, 22.

SMITH, Private, CAMERON WILLIAM, B/145793. Irish Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C.. 28 December 1944. Age 20. Son of William H. and Gertrude A. Smith, of Burk’s Falls, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, G, 13.

SMITH, Gunner, LEO, M/11468. 5 Medium Regt., Royal Canadian Artillery. 14 January Age 26. Son of Abe and Rose Smith; husband of Columba Smith. Grave Reference: IV, E, 12.

SMITH, Private, OWEN JAMES, G/17336. Carleton and York Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 27 January 1945. Age 22. Son of George Robert and Elizabeth Verna Smith. Grave Reference: IV, D, 5.

SPENCER, Private, HERBERT, L/19204. Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 2 February Age 41. Son of George and Rosetta Spencer. Grave Reference: IV, G, 2.

STERLING, Private, GORDON WILFRED, A/59449. Perth Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 24 December 1944. Grave Reference: IV, F, 21.

STRACHAN, Private, ROBERT JOHN, K/16073. Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.. 22 December 1944. Husband of Henrietta B. Strachan. Grave Reference: IV, G, 20.

STRINGER, Squadron Leader, RONALD HENRY, J/9653. D F C. 55 Sqdn., Royal Canadian Air Force. 21 January 1945. Age 25. Son of George and Margaret Alice Stringer, of Ladysmith, British Columbia. Grave Reference: Coll. grave I, G, 8-11.

THORNE, Major, ERIC HOLLAND. Royal Canadian Regiment. 18 December 1944. Age Son of Frederick James Thorne and Helena Rose Thorne; husband of Susan Patterson Thorne, of Hamilton, Ontario. Grave Reference: IV, G, 7.

TURNER, Gunner, CHARLES WILLIAM, C/48726. Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 27 December 1944. Son of Alice Turner, of Ida, Ontario. Grave Reference: IV, E, 3.

TURTLE, Private, THOMAS FRANK SAMUEL, B/68367. Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment), R.C.I.C.. 14 January 1945. Son of Arthur Edward and Charlotte Louise Turtle, of Toronto, Ontario. Grave Reference: IV, E, 10.

VON ESCHEN, Private, GEORGE O., L/107942. Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. 26 February 1945. Age 20. Son of Ray von Eschen, and of Mary von Eschen, of Foxford, Saskatchewan.. Grave Reference: IV, D, 2.

WADE, Private, JOHN ROBERT, A/105041. Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 4 January 1945. Age 21. Son of John William and Evelyn Maude Wade, of Sarnia, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, G, 10.

WANNER, Private, ANTON, L/1581. Westminster Regiment (Motors), R.C.I.C.. 11 January Age 35. Son of Joseph Wanner and of Rose Marie Wanner (nee Schnall); husband of Elvina Wanner, of Edmonton, Middlesex. Grave Reference: IV, E, 22.

WEAVER, Warrant Officer Class II, (CSM), EARL EDWARD, A/11455. Perth Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 20 December 1944. Age 24. Son of Fred and Annie Weaver, of Hope Bay, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV. F, 17.

WELLINGTON, Private, JOHN GERALD PATRICK, C/102610. Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, R.C.I.C.. 22 December 1944. Age 19. Son of John P. and Elizabeth Mary Wellington, of Ottawa, Ontario. Grave Reference: IV, G. 20.

WILLIS, Private, JAMES EDWARD, H/14119. 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, R.C.A.C.. 22 December 1944. Age 22. Son of James and Beatrice Willis, of Port Arthur, Ontario.. Grave Reference: IV, F, 20.

YEO, Private, SAMUEL GEORGE EDWARD, C/35180. Cape Breton Highlanders, R.C.I.C. 15 December 1944. Son of Harold and Maude Yeo, of Havelock, Ontario. Canada. Grave Reference: IV, F, 10.

Reference:  Commonwealth Graves Commission.