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Ernest Joseph Melanson

In memory of:

Trooper Ernest Joseph Melanson

September 12, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

F/64806

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Ontario Regiment, R.C.A.C.

Division:

11th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

June 26, 1922
Haverhill, Massachusetts

Enlistment:

June 10, 1942
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Commemorated on Page 392 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. B. 7.

Location:

FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY stands on the right bank of the River Arno, just south of the road to Pontassieve and to Arezzo and 5 kilometres east of Florence. Take the A1 Roma to Milano road and exit at Firenze sud. Follow the road (No.67) towards Pontassieve and Arezzo. The cemetery is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff but will be unmanned. The local gardening staff working hours are as follows:
From first Monday in April:
Monday to Thursday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.45
Friday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30
From first Monday in October:
Monday to Thursday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00
Friday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.00

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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