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Adriano Richard Girolami

In memory of:

Flying Officer Adriano Richard Girolami

May 9, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/12046

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

431 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Louis and Rosina Girolami, of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 316 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Row 2. Coll. grave 29-31.

Location:

GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 5 km north of Charleroi. Taking the E42 from Mons in the direction of Liege then exit at Gosselies onto the N5 towards Charleroi. 2 Km after this junction lies the third right hand turning towards Brussels. After taking this turning the next right hand turning leads onto the Chaussee de Fleurus, with the cemetery located 50 metres along this road on the left hand side. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Adriano Richard Girolami is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Adriano Richard Girolami is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping
  • Identification– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Adriano Richard Girolami– Sibmitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Adriano Richard Girolami– Sibmitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Sibmitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Sibmitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker

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