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George Ewing Starke

In memory of:

Lieutenant George Ewing Starke

September 8, 1944

Military Service






Cape Breton Highlanders, R.C.I.C

Additional Information

Son of Robert and Anna Leathem Ewing Starke, of Westmount, Montreal, Quebec.

Brother of Major Robert Andrew Starke who died on July 2, 1943, while serving with the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.

Commemorated on Page 451 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:

II, A, 8.


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.

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  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Montreal Gazette. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

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