Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Allan Scully

In memory of:

Private Allan Scully

September 23, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

L/17213

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps

Division:

8 Field Amb.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 439 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II, H, 72.

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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  • Grave Markers – Row of markers in the tiered Gradara War Cemetery - May 2013 … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Cross of Sacrifice - Gradara War Cemetery - May 2013 … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – View of the Cross of Sacrifice from the tiered rows of Gradara War Cemetery - May 2013
  • Grave Marker – Grave marker - Gradara War Cemetery - May 2013

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