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Gordon Francis Corkum

In memory of:

Able Seaman Gordon Francis Corkum

April 29, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:





Royal Canadian Navy Reserve


H.M.C.S. Athabaskan

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 279 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Loire-Atlantique, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 2. AA. 7.-16.


Pornic is a small seaside resort and fishing port on the north side of Borgneuf Bay and is 51 kilometres west-south-west of Nantes and 20 kilometres south-south-east of St.Nazaire via the toll bridge over the River Loire. The PORNIC WAR CEMETERY is on the north-eastern outskirts of the town one kilometre east of the church on the south side of the road to Chauve. It lies opposite the south-eastern corner of Pornic Communal Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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