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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Douglas Charles Rinker

In memory of:

Private Douglas Charles Rinker

August 19, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

A/22777

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Son of Frederick and Bertha C. Rinker, of Thedford, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 110 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

A. 50.

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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • 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)
  • Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France.  (J. Stephens)
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave marker
  • Memorial– Thetford, Ontario
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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