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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Leonard Hankinson

In memory of:

Private Leonard Hankinson

August 19, 1942

Dieppe, France

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


April 2, 1909
Sheffield, United Kingdom


March 13, 1940
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of Oliver and Hannah Louisa Hankinson.

Commemorated on Page 79 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

Block "S". Plot 4. Row R. Grave 12.


The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 49,885 square metres. The War Stone is on the boundary of the original Cemetery and the Extension, facing the City of Rouen War Memorial. The Cross is raised on a terrace on the further side of the Extension. The Chapel, cruciform and surmounted by a dome, is in the middle of the Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of LEONARD HANKINSON– Photo from Don Keefer. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Leonard Hankinson
  • Photo 2 of Leonard Hankinson
  • Memorial Plaque– This is a portion of the memorial located on the shore of Lake Ontario on the Hamilton side near the Burlington Canal.
  • Grave Marker– Cemetary in Rouen

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