Beny-Sur-Mer Cemetery

Dalzell, George Edward

B/66059 Lance Corporal George Edward Dalzell was born on 14 November 1905 in Halifax, United Kingdom, the son of Arthur George Dalzell and Eleanor Cain. He had two sisters and was educated in Vancouver, BC and at Central Technical School in Toronto.

He was working as an accountant in the head office of the Royal Bank of Canada when enlisted on 19 September 1940 having served one month in the QOR (Reserve) Battalion. After training in Canada, he arrived in Scotland with the QOR on 20 July 1941.

On 13 March 1942, he was promoted to Acting Lance Corporal, and Lance Corporal on 12 August 1942.

Dalzell was Company clerk of A Company and elected to land with the first wave of assault boats on Juno Beach,  D-Day, 6 June 1944, and was killed in action, aged 38. He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, grave reference I. E. 15.

"In Pace Paratus – In Peace Prepared"

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