The 80th Commemoration of Dieppe has been made possible by the hard work and research of many.

The City of Toronto would like to thank these individuals for their contributions:

  • Patrick Cain, Data Journalist and creator of “Grief’s Geography” for Global News
  • Joyce Crook, former Recording Secretary of the East York Historical Society
  • John Donald
  • Ken Holmes, Historian, Canadian Military Engineers
  • John Housser
  • John Michell
  • Douglas Olver
  • Jayne Poolton-Turvey, daughter of Private Jack Poolton, creator of Dieppe Blue Beach – Every Man Remembered
  • Dayna Smockum, researcher
  • Tim J Stewart, Curator, Piper, Historian, The Toronto Scottish Regiment
  • Doug Surphlis
  • Rick Towey, Director/Curator, Museum of the Royal Regiment of Canada

Additionally, the City of Toronto would like to thank these organizations:

  • Canadian Armed Forces
  • Canada Virtual War Memorial – Picture Me Project
  • East York Foundation
  • Royal Canadian Legion, District D


The research and analysis for this project was funded in part by the Mitacs Business Strategy Internship Program and eCampus Ontario.

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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada thorough Veterans Affairs Canada Commemorative Partnership Program.

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Important note:

A significant effort has been made to find the most accurate information and resources during the research for this project, however, due to the nature of some historical records, we recognize that there could be additional information and data which may later become available.