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Leslie Frederick Cann

In memory of:

Private Leslie Frederick Cann

September 16, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

H/10735

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Son of Joseph Frederick and Sarah Heskett Cann, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 267 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, E, 9.

Location:

CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY is 3.5 kilometres west of Riccione, a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast, and is reached by turning west off the main Rimini/Riccione road about 1 kilometre north-west of Riccione. In the town of Riccione is a sign leading to the Coriano Ridge War Cemetery. Carry on in the direction of Coriano until a 'T' junction is reached. Turn left and after a short distance the Cemetery will be found 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.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of LESLIE FREDERICK CANN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Notification of death– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

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