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Wilfred Frederick Murray

In memory of:

Corporal Wilfred Frederick Murray

August 18, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/97663

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Canadian Provost Corps

Division:

8 Provost Coy.

Additional Information


Son of William and Sarah Frances Murray, of Oshawa, Ontario; husband of Edith Murray.

Commemorated on Page 402 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

IV. C. 17.

Location:

The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. Bayeux War Cemetery is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town, on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware. Bayeux is an ancient and historic town of Normandy. Its cathedral was the seat of Bishop Odon, half-brother of William the Conqueror, who took part in the invasion of England; and in it is the tomb of an English soldier of the Hundred Years' War. Bayeux was the first French town of importance to be liberated from the Germans in June 1944. On the opposite side of the road stands the Bayeux Memorial to 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Grave stone in Bayeux, France
  • Photo of Wilfred Frederick Murray– In memory of the Fathers, Husbands and Sons of the Oshawa Branch of the Silver Cross Women of Canada. Image from their book titled Book of Remembrance which is held at the Oshawa Public Library.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Entrance
  • Grave marker

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