RHUDE, EVERETT NELSON

Birthdate
Birthplace
Timmins, Ontario, Canada
Age
28
Parents
Son of Ernest and Lillian Rhude of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
Religion
United Church
Occupation
Drill steel sharpener
Service number
B/147125
Engagement
1943-05-19, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Disembarked
1944-07-10, France
Date of death
1944-10-20
Died
Netherlands, Killed in action
Force
Awards
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.
Plot 2 | Row D | Grave 10

"YOU ARE ALWAYS IN OUR THOUGHTS"

Military grave
Additional info

Qualified Driver I/C Wheeled Class III on October 8, 1943.

Overseas on February 15, 1944.

Assigned to the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada on July 10, 1944.

Wounded on July 18, 1944. Multiple small puncture wounds on legs and face. All wounds appear very minor. Steel wound both legs, face and neck.

Had 3 brothers in the Army. Laurie, Canadian Armoured Coprs. Floyd, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps and Orval, Royal Canadian Engineers.

Killed in action in the area IJzendijke, Steenhoven, Oostburg.

The Queen's Own Rifles war diary reports on October 20, 1944:  IJZENDIJKE, Netherlands  158087 (Zuiddiepe, between Nolleweg and Isabellaweg, Netherlands).

Reveille rain with high wind.

During the night a German army cook walked into a house occupied by "D" Coy. Quite a lot of excitement trying to figure out how he got in.

0930 First batch of men for 48 hrs leave left for “A” Ech, 2 officers and 18 OR’s. We all hope they enjoy themselves.

1000 Adv BHQ set up in STEENHOVEN 076113 (Steenhovensedijk, Netherlands). The Coys are set up in front on the road to OOSTBURG, Netherlands which is one of the Jerry’s main points of resistance in this pocket.

RHUDE, EVERETT NELSON
Source: VAC
Military Graves Queen's Own Rifles, Dunnepolder, Zeeland, Netherlands.
Military Graves Queen's Own Rifles, Dunnepolder, Zeeland, Netherlands.