Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Huron Eldon Brant

In memory of:

Private Huron Eldon Brant

October 14, 1944

Italy

Military Service


Service Number:

C/5569

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

Cpl. Huron Brant of Ontario's Bay of Quinte Band was decorated with the Military Medal in Italy in 1943 by General Bernard Montgomery for bravery at Grammichele in Sicily.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

December 30, 1909
Deseronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

April 24, 1940
Picton, Ontario

Son of Elizabeth Brant, of Deseronto, Ontario. Husband of Irene Brant, of Deseronto, Ontario

Commemorated on Page 257 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III, F, 16.

Location:

CESENA WAR CEMETERY lies in the Commune of Cesena, in the Province of Forli, and is situated one kilometre north-east of Cesena railway station on the provincial road to Cervia (Route No.71 bis). If exiting at Cesena from the highway, the sign will be seen for the Cemetery. From the other direction in Cesena, follow the sign to Rimini and then Cervia and the Cemetery will be found on the right. The CESENA WAR 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 Huron Eldon Brant – Cpl. Huron Brant of Ontario's Bay of Quinte Band was decorated with the Military Medal in Italy in 1943 by General Bernard Montgomery for bravery at Grammichele in Sicily. One year later, he was shot and killed during an attack near Rimini. Brant was one of the more than 200 Aboriginal Canadians who gave their lives in the war. 
(Capt. Frank Royal / DND / NAC / PA - 130065)
  • Memorial – A marble memorial at Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in RR 1 Deseronto, ON was erected by the Kan-Yen-Cen League. This memorial is dedicated to the memory of the local war dead of the Second World War.

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IN CHERISHED MEMORY OF OUR HEROES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 FOR JUSTICE - HONOUR - FREEDOM 

FRANCIS MARACLE - LLOYD BRANT - HURON BRANT M.M. - RUSSEL LOT - KENNETH BRANT - CLIFFORD BRANT - ELMER BRANT - CLINTON TOPPINGS - ROBERT ARMITAGE - HOWARD GREEN - JOHN CULBERTSON - JOHN MARACLE - WILLARD ZACHARIAH 

"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" 

ERECTED BY THE KAN-YEN-CEN LEAGUE
http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/nic-inm/sm-rm/mdsr-rdr-eng.asp?PID=587   
Photo Credit: D.B. Carrington

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