Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick Alexander Vokes

In memory of
Lieutenant Colonel
Frederick Alexander Vokes
August 31, 1944

Military Service:

Age:
36
Force:
Army
Unit:
British Columbia Dragoons, R.C.A.C.
Division:
9th Armd. Regt.
Citation(s):
Mentioned in Despatches

Additional Information:

Born:
September 29, 1907 Columbo, Sri Lanka

Son of Frederick Patrick and Elizebeth Vokes; husband of Kathleen Edith Vokes, of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Brother of Major General Christopher Vokes.

Frederick Vokes took a leading part in the assault on Dieppe in August 1942.

Commemorated on Page 469 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
MONTECCHIO WAR CEMETERY , Italy
Grave Reference:
III. C. 1.
Location:
The War Cemetery lies in the locality of Montecchio in the Commune of Montelabbate (Province of Pesaro). It stands on rising ground just North of the main road from Pesaro to Urbino, about 12 kilometres west of Pesaro. If approaching by car, take the road 423 from Pesaro to Urbino, following the signs for Montecchio. Just before entering the town, the Cemetery will be seen on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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