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Jerry James Fox

In memory of:

Private Jerry James Fox

September 20, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

M/16306

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Loyal Edmonton Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of William and Mary Fox, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 308 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, F, 26.

Location:

GRADARA WAR CEMETERY is situated in the Commune of Gradara in the Province of Pesaro, at a distance of about 1.5 kilometres from the shores of the Adriatic. To reach the GRADARA WAR CEMETERY from Highway A14 (Bologna-Taranto), exit at Cattolica, which is the nearest town and a seaside resort. The Cemetery is on the main road 5 kilometres south west of the town. The cemetery occupies a unique position on a hillside which was terraced for agriculture, each row of graves taking up one terrace. The site for the cemetery was chosen in November 1944 and it contains the graves of casualties incurred during the advance from Ancona to Rimini (which broke the Gothic Line) and in the heavy fighting around Rimini, which was taken by the Allies on 21st September 1944.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JERRY JAMES FOX– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Fortyniner magazine– From the Loyal Edmonton Regimental magazine the Fortyniner.  Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JERRY JAMES FOX– From the Loyal Edmonton Regimental magazine the Fortyniner.  Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Cemetery– View of the Cross of Sacrifice from the tiered rows of Gradara War Cemetery - May 2013
  • Cemetery– Cross of Sacrifice - Gradara War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Row of markers in the tiered cemetery - Gradara War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker for J.J. Fox
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Gradara War Cemetery - May 2013

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