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Donald Durrand

In memory of:

Rifleman Donald Durrand

September 17, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/158266

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of William and Ada G. Durrand, of Edmonton, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 297 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:

6. B. 4.

Location:

Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Gravemarker– This photo of Rfn Durrand's gravemarker was taken by Padre Craig Cameron of The QOR of C in June 1997.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source: Hamilton Spectator October 10, 1944

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