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Bert Macintosh Hattie

In memory of:

Private Bert Macintosh Hattie

May 20, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

F/2752

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of Robert C. and Margaret R. Hattie, of Caledonia, Guysboro' Co., Nova Scotia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 330 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:

IV. E. 14.

Location:

CASSINO WAR CEMETERY lies in the Commune of Cassino, Province of Frosinone, 139 kilometres south-east of Rome. It is situated in the valley of the River Liri immediately below the southern spurs of the central Apennines. Above it at a distance of one kilometre is the dominating hill on which stands the Abbey of Monte Cassino, founded by St. Benedict in the year 529 on the site of an ancient temple of Apollo. If approaching the CASSINO WAR CEMETERY by road, follow the Highway A2 from Rome to Naples and leave it at the Cassino exit. After passing the pay booths, follow the sign for Cassino. At the traffic lights, after a block of flats, turn right towards the locality of S. Angelo and the CWGC signs will then be seen.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Letter– Letter from Bert to his mother, Margaret, dated May 12th (Mother's Day), 1944.  Bert was killed 8 days later during the Battle of Monte Cassino.  This letter arrived after his mother had received notice of his death.
  • Letter– This is the reverse side of the letter from Bert to his mother, Margaret, dated May 12th (Mother's Day), 1944.  Bert was killed 8 days later during the Battle of Monte Cassino.  This letter arrived after his mother had received notice of his death.
  • Newspaper Clipping

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