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Mervin Ahrens

In memory of:

Trooper Mervin Ahrens

September 24, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

H/102599

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Ontario Regiment, R.C.A.C.

Division:

11th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

August 24, 1922
Barwick, Ontario

Enlistment:

October 13, 1942
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Henry and Violet Mae Ahrens. Husband of Margaret May Ahrens, of Emo, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 235 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV, A, 9.

Location:

BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY is situated on the eastern side of Lake Bolsena, just west of the main road from Rome, 104 kilometres to the south, and Siena, 115 kilometres to the north. The Cemetery entrance can be clearly seen from the main road. The two nearest towns are Montefiascone, 8 kilometres to the south, and Bolsena on the shores of the lake, 7 kilometres to the north. The BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff, but will be unmanned. The local gardening staff working hours are as follows:
From first Monday in April:
Monday to Thursday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.45
Friday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30
From first Monday in October:
Monday to Thursday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00
Friday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.00

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of MERVIN AHRENS– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of MERVIN AHRENS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Family Photo– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Cemetery Plan– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Book of Remembrance– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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