Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Roy Calder McCall

In memory of:

Corporal Roy Calder McCall

September 2, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

L/22447

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Additional Information


Born:

January 20, 1914

Son of Adam and Mayo McCall; husband of Edith Clara McCall.

Commemorated on Page 382 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I, H, 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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Roy Calder McCall– Roy Calder McCall.  Photo provided by his cousin, Winnifred (Calder) Manz.
  • Grave Marker– Photos taken during RCR and Signallers Op Husky Battlefield Tour October 2010. (Richard,Thomson.Holsworth,Nolan)
  • Cemetery– Photos taken during RCR and Signallers Op Husky Battlefield Tour October 2010. (Richard,Thomson.Holsworth,Nolan)
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Photos taken during RCR and Signallers Op Husky Battlefield Tour October 2010. (Richard,Thomson.Holsworth,Nolan)

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