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Donat Joseph Girard

In memory of:

Private Donat Joseph Girard

October 1, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

M/65908

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Born:

April 3, 1918
St. Simeon, Quebec

Enlistment:

June 30, 1941
Falher, Alberta

Son of Edgar and Blanche Girard; husband of Marie Girard, of Eaglesham, Alberta, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 163 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. B. 40.

Location:

The BARI WAR CEMETERY lies south of Bari, in the rural locality of Carbonara in the Commune and Province of Bari. It is reached from the town by proceeding south along the Taranto road (Route No.100) for about 8.5 kilometres. The turning to the right, leading to Carbonara di Bari, is taken and the Cemetery lies on the right about 1.5 kilometres further on. From the North, take the exit to Bari North and continue on the Tangenziale in the direction of Brindisi. Take Exit No.12, Bari Carbonara, and continue into town. Proceed around the square in the direction of Triggiano. Follow this road across the traffic lights and the BARI WAR CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side. From the South, follow the Tangenziale (main road) and exit at Carbonara Bari, then proceed as above.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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