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Joseph Anton Whitaker

In memory of:

Trooper Joseph Anton Whitaker

July 21, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/61386

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Three Rivers Regiment, R.C.A.C.

Division:

12th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Son of Charles Joseph and Elizabeth Frances Whitaker, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 476 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 8.

Location:

The AREZZO WAR CEMETERY lies on the main road from Rome to Florence (Route No.69) in the rural locality of Indicatore in the Commune and Province of Arezzo. From the highway A1, Rome - Milano, take the Arezzo exit and head towards Arezzo. Before reaching the town turn left and follow signposts to Indicatore. On reaching Route No.69 turn left towards Florence and the AREZZO WAR CEMETERY can be found on the left after 1 kilometre. The cemetery is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening, but will be unmanned. The local gardening staff working hours are as follows:
From first Monday in April:
Monday to Thursday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.45
Friday: 7.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30
From first Monday in October:
Monday to Thursday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00
Friday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.00

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOSEPH ANTON WHITAKER– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In grateful memory for your service and sacrifice.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker

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