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William Albert Vanderven

In memory of:

Private William Albert Vanderven

September 14, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:







The Canadian Provost Corps


1st Coy.

Additional Information

Son of William and Muriel Vanderven; husband of Marie Louise Vanderven, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 467 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:

I, B, 2.


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 William Albert Vanderven– William Albert Vanderven.  Picture was taken, in March of 1944 in Italy.
  • Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Vanderven– This picture is of my Grandfather, and my Grandmother (Marie Louise Vanderven).
  • Gravemarker– This picture, is of my Grandfathers grave site.
  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

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