- Ruytershoveweg, 4622 RJ Bergen op Zoom, Pays-Bas
The Canadian War Cemetery in Bergen op Zoom contains the graves of 1116 soldiers, including 968 Canadians.
The Canadian War Cemetery in Bergen op Zoom contains the graves of 1116 soldiers, including 968 Canadians. North Brabant
In August 1944 the Allies broke out of Normandy. The speed of the allied advance was so great that they outran their supply lines. In early September the advance came to a halt. The Allies desperately needed a large port to supply their troops and the obvious choice was Antwerp.
27 October was declared by the Canadian government as the Memorial Day of Canada in the Netherlands. In this context, a memorial ceremony takes place annually at the Canadian plot. In addition, prominent guests from home and abroad are present. In 2019, a special memorial ceremony will be held to mark the 75 years of liberation.