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Edward Benedict Grennan

In memory of:

Trooper Edward Benedict Grennan

October 1, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

G/803

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

8th Princess Louise's (New Brunswick) Hussars, R.C.A.C.

Additional Information


Son of James and Catherine Grennan, of Barnaby River, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 322 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I, F, 13.

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.

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  • Biography– Belleisle Regional High School (2013) - "Lest We Forget"

In 2013, the grade 11 Modern History students at Belleisle Regional High School continued to write biographies for soldiers from the local area who died during the First and Second World Wars.
  • Biography– Belleisle Regional High School (2013) - "Lest We Forget"

In 2013, the grade 11 Modern History students at Belleisle Regional High School continued to write biographies for soldiers from the local area who died during the First and Second World Wars.
  • Biography– Belleisle Regional High School (2013) - "Lest We Forget"

In 2013, the grade 11 Modern History students at Belleisle Regional High School continued to write biographies for soldiers from the local area who died during the First and Second World Wars.
  • Biography– Belleisle Regional High School (2013) - "Lest We Forget"

In 2013, the grade 11 Modern History students at Belleisle Regional High School continued to write biographies for soldiers from the local area who died during the First and Second World Wars.
  • Photo of Edward Grennan– Belleisle Regional High School (2013) - "Lest We Forget"

In 2013, the grade 11 Modern History students at Belleisle Regional High School continued to write biographies for soldiers from the local area who died during the First and Second World Wars.
  • Grave Marker– Belleisle Regional High School (2013) - "Lest We Forget"

In 2013, the grade 11 Modern History students at Belleisle Regional High School continued to write biographies for soldiers from the local area who died during the First and Second World Wars.

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