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Howard Edward Dedels

In memory of:

Corporal Howard Edward Dedels

October 17, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

M/45766

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Three Rivers Regiment, R.C.A.C.

Division:

12th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Son of Allan and Emma Dedels, of Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 288 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I, L, 6.

Location:

SANTERNO VALLEY WAR CEMETERY is about 32 kilometres south-west of Imola and a little south of the main road from Imola to Fiorenzuola. Imola is a town on the main road halfway between Bologna and Forli. Leave the highway A1 at Roncobilacchio and proceed in the direction of Futa - Fiorenzuola. Go past Fiorenzuola and carry on towards Imola. The SANTERNO VALLEY WAR CEMETERY, which is approximately 13 kilometres further on, will be seen on top of the hill on the right hand side. The 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.

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