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Richard Podger

In memory of:

Private Richard Podger

August 19, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

A/21320

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Essex Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

June 10, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 7, 1939
Windsor, Ontario

Son of Frank and Rosemond Salmon Podger; husband of Margaret Podger, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 107 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:

E. 67.

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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  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery located approximately 5 km. from the beach of Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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