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Herbert Donald Rathert

In memory of:

Corporal Herbert Donald Rathert

March 4, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







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

Additional Information


May 3, 1921
Macdonald, Manitoba


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. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

V, G, 4.


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.

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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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