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William Mills Foster

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Mills Foster

October 18, 1944

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 308 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III, E, 9.

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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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star November 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star November 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– 2086 Lieutenant William Mills Foster (RMC 1929) served with the Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C. He died on Oct 18, 1944. He was buried in the Cesena War Cemetery, Cesena, Forli, Italy : III, E, 9.
  • Photo of WILLIAM MILLS FOSTER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Stained Glass Window– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2086 Lieutenant William Mills Foster (RMC 1929) He served with the Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C. He died on Oct 18, 1944. He was buried in the Cesena War Cemetery, Cesena, Forli, Italy : III, E, 9.
  • Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2086 Lieutenant William Mills Foster (RMC 1929) He served with the Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C. He died on Oct 18, 1944. He was buried in the Cesena War Cemetery, Cesena, Forli, Italy : III, E, 9.
  • Plaque– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2086 Lieutenant William Mills Foster (RMC 1929) He served with the Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C. He died on Oct 18, 1944. He was buried in the Cesena War Cemetery, Cesena, Forli, Italy : III, E, 9.

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