Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ralph Bursey

In memory of:

Gunner Ralph Bursey

May 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

970112

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Artillery

Division:

166 (Newfoundland) Field Regt.,

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Bursey, of St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 148 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XV. E. 19.

Location:

The SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY lies in the Contrada Sentinelle in the Commune of Torino di Sangro, Province of Chieti, and forms a wide arc on the slope of a hill facing south-east. The SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY is reached by the main road (Route No.16) from Pescara. Travel for approximately 55 kilometres as far as San Vito and then by Route No.16. Just after crossing the Sangro River and 50 metres before the station of Torino di Sangro, a narrow road on the right leads up a steep hill to the Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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