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Melville Douglas Beatty

In memory of:

Private Melville Douglas Beatty

August 19, 1942


Dieppe, France

Military Service


Service Number:

L/12993

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

South Saskatchewan Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

July 2, 1919
Carlyle, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

April 23, 1940
Weyburn, Saskatchewan

Husband of Wanda Beatty, of Toronto, Ontario. Son of Walter W. and Elizabeth Beatty (1979 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Carlyle, Saskatchewan.

Brother of Walter Earl Beatty, who also served in the South Saskatchewan Regiment and who died on this same day, at Dieppe.

Commemorated on Page 57 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:

B. 56.

Location:

From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo
  • Photo of MELVILLE DOUGLAS BEATTY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of MELVILLE DOUGLAS BEATTY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ELIZABETH BEATTY– Elizabeth Beatty National Silver Cross Mother 1979. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ELIZABETH BEATTY– Elizabeth Beatty National Silver Cross Mother 1979. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • War Memorial– This memorial is located in Carlyle, Saskatchewan.
  • Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France.  (J. Stephens)
  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, just outside the Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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