Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Herbert Donald Rathert

In memory of:

Corporal Herbert Donald Rathert

March 4, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

H/103768

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

May 3, 1921
Macdonald, Manitoba

Enlistment:

December 2, 1942
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Henry and Louise Rathert, of Starbuck, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 557 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V, G, 4.

Location:

The Assisi War Cemetery forms part of the locality of Rivotorto in the Commune of Assisi, in the Province of Perugia. From Rome, take highway A1, Rome-Milano, come off at Orte and go along the road 75 for Perugia and follow the direction signs for Assisi. Take the road to Rivotorto, and at a crossroad from which a church is visible, turn left. The Assisi War Cemetery is reached after about 500 metres .

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Herbert Donald Rathert– Corporal Herbert Donald Rathert, H/103768 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, R.C.I.C. 
Killed in action, age 23, 4 March 1945 when a truck overturned, pinning him underneath, 15 miles northeast of Foligno, Italy.
  • Grave Marker– Gravestone of Cpl H.D. Rathert in the Assisi War Cemetery, Near Assisi, Italy.
  • Inscription– Detail of the epitaph on the gravestone of Cpl H.D. Rathert in the Assisi War Cemetery, Near Assisi, Italy.

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