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James Christopher Nesbitt

In memory of:

Trooper James Christopher Nesbitt

October 15, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

K/74045

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

12th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Son of Robert Christopher and Florence M. Nesbitt, of Ashcroft, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 404 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:

I, L, 14.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo– This photo was taken by the Canadian Army Photo group and is labelled UN 181-2 which I assume would be with the LAC - reading "Prelude to A Reconnaissance in Italy" I will send this text under a separate image submission. Photo shows 5 men - Trooper J.C. Nesbitt, Ashcroft, B.C.  first left on top of tank
  • Photo– This photo was taken by the Canadian Army Overseas group and is labelled UK 181 - 2 . The men in the photo are all identified including Trooper J.C. Nesbitt Ashcroft, B.C.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star  September 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star  September 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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