Commemorates Lieutenant Colonel John Rupert Wilson Turner Bessonette, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, who died on June 17, 1944. Son of R. V. C. and Edith M. Bessonette; husband of Jean MacG. Bessonette, of Halifax, Lt. Col. Bessonette is buried in the Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, France.
Approval Date: 1962-10-12
CGNDB ID: LACTI