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Wesley Harold Henderson

In memory of:

Private Wesley Harold Henderson

September 20, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

M/103491

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Italy Star, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

May 23, 1922
Edmonton, Alberta

Enlistment:

August 18, 1942
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Andrew Grover and Sydesta Henderson of Wainwright Alberta. Husband of Agnes Henderson and father of Wesley Earl of Edmonton, Alberta. Brother of Gerald and Richard.

Commemorated on Page 333 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

X, G, 3.

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.

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  • Cemetery– Entrance - Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
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  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery
  • Cemetery– Cross of Sacrifice - Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
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  • Cemetery– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
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  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
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