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Gordon Davie

In memory of:

Corporal Gordon Davie

September 5, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/73887

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

48th Highlanders of Canada

Additional Information


Son of George G. and Daisy Davie; husband of Janet Jacquiline Davie (nee Connolly), of Owen Sound, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 287 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:

X, G, 4.

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

  • Badge– In memory of the members of the 48th Highlanders of Canada who went to war and did not come home. Submitted on behalf of the 48th Highlanders Museum, 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, ON
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Owen Sound Collegiate and Vocational Institute Second World War Memorial. Image courtesy of Owen Sound Collegiate (OSCVI) Digital Soldier Library.
  • Photo of Gordon Davie– Photo courtesy of Owen Sound Collegiate (OSCVI) Digital Soldier Library.
  • Cemetery– Entrance - Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery
  • Cemetery– Cross of Sacrifice - Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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