Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Melville Douglas Beatty

In memory of
Private
Melville Douglas Beatty
August 19, 1942
Dieppe, France

Military Service:

Service Number:
L/12993
Age:
23
Force:
Army
Unit:
South Saskatchewan Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information:

Born:
July 2, 1919 Carlyle, Saskatchewan
Enlistment:
April 23, 1940 Weyburn, Saskatchewan

Husband of Wanda Beatty, of Toronto, Ontario. Son of Walter W. and Elizabeth Beatty (1979 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Carlyle, Saskatchewan.

Brother of Walter Earl Beatty, who also served in the South Saskatchewan Regiment and who died on this same day, at Dieppe.

Commemorated on Page 57 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
DIEPPE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY (HAUTOT-SUR-MER) ; Seine-Maritime, France
Grave Reference:
B. 56.
Location:
From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker – A photograph of the headstone at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, just outside the Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Cemetery – The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France.  (J. Stephens)
  • War Memorial – This memorial is located in Carlyle, Saskatchewan.
  • Group Photo

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