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Alexander Cockburn Young

In memory of:

Trooper Alexander Cockburn Young

September 26, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

H/1479

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Governor General's Horse Guards, R.C.A.C.

Division:

3rd Armd. Recce. Regt.

Additional Information


C.A.C. Son of Alexander Cockburn Young and Tina Mary Young, of Grand Marais, Manitoba, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 485 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:

VIII, E, 8.

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.

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