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Robert John Henry

In memory of:

Able Seaman Robert John Henry

April 29, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve


H.M.C.S. Athabaskan

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 333 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Finistere, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 2.


Ile-de-Batz is a small island and commune 4 kilometres off the coast at Roscoff. It is best reached from Morlaix, whence there is a branch line to Roscoff. There is a good train service to Roscoff, but the ferry to the island is timed to suit the tides. The cemetery is on the right-hand side of the road from the landing stage, about 15 minutes walk. Near the far corner left (north) of the entrance, at the end of the path, are the graves of three men of the Royal Canadian Navy, one of whom is not identified.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker– Taken Ile de Batz cemetery 22/05/2016
  • Grave Markers– Taken 22/05/2016 Ile de Batz cemetery
  • Photo of Robert Henry– Submitted for the project: Operation Picture Me

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