Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gustave Ulbricht

In memory of:

Fusilier Gustave Ulbricht

September 25, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

M/107782

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Louise Fusiliers, R.C.I.C.

Division:

11th Infantry Brigade Support Group

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 466 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I, F, 32.

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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  • Photo of Gustave Ulbricht– This is a picture of Gustave Ulbricht.  Born 14 July 1924 in Saskatchewan, Canada.  Gustase was the eleventh of fourteen children.
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