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Frederick William Drewry

In memory of:

Captain Frederick William Drewry

December 7, 1944

Military Service






Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


August 1, 1921
Cobourg, Ontario


July 1, 1941
Kingston, Ontario

Son of Lt.-Col. Frederick R. Drewry and Margaret V. Drewry, of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 294 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

XIII, B, 5.


CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY is 3.5 kilometres west of Riccione, a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast, and is reached by turning west off the main Rimini/Riccione road about 1 kilometre north-west of Riccione. In the town of Riccione is a sign leading to the Coriano Ridge War Cemetery. Carry on in the direction of Coriano until a 'T' junction is reached. Turn left and after a short distance the Cemetery will be found on the right-hand side. The cemetery is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff, but will be unmanned.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of FREDERICK WILLIAM DREWRY– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– FRED W. DREWRY on left, son of FRED R. DREWRY father on right.  London England 1942.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the Project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

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