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Howard Cecil McAllister

In memory of:

Lieutenant Howard Cecil McAllister

June 29, 1944

France

Military Service


Service Number:

CDN/307

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment)

Division:

8th

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45.

Additional Information


Born:

September 9, 1911
Bournend, Middlesex, England

Enlistment:

July 17, 1940
Kamloops, British Columbia

Son of Howard Martin McAllister and Dorothy McAllister of Cornwall, England. Husband of Georgina McAllister, of Enderby, British Columbia. Howard McAllister a member of the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps, died while serving with the Royal Scots as a CANLOAN Officer.

Commemorated on Page 381 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FONTENAY-LE-PESNEL WAR CEMETERY, TESSEL
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 6.

Location:

The village of Fontenay-le-Pesnel lies 16 kilometres west of Caen on the main road (the D9) towards Caumont l'Evente. The cemetery is 1 kilometre south-east of the hamlet of St Martin (on the D139 to Grainville); on reaching a large memorial to the 49th (West Riding) Division, turn down the track opposite the memorial which leads directly to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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