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John Francis Rankin

In memory of:

Private John Francis Rankin

August 30, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

F/88309

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Cape Breton Highlanders, R.C.I.C

Additional Information


Born:

September 25, 1919
Mabou Mines, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

June 3, 1941
Sydney, Nova Scotia

Commemorated on Page 423 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 8.

Location:

The War Cemetery lies in the locality of Montecchio in the Commune of Montelabbate (Province of Pesaro). It stands on rising ground just North of the main road from Pesaro to Urbino, about 12 kilometres west of Pesaro. If approaching by car, take the road 423 from Pesaro to Urbino, following the signs for Montecchio. Just before entering the town, the Cemetery will be seen on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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