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Donald Gilbert Stackhouse

In memory of:

Corporal Donald Gilbert Stackhouse

May 31, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

L/22013

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Canadian Provost Corps

Division:

1 Provost Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

January 5, 1913
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 28, 1940
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Ernest L. and Hazel L. Stackhouse, of Winnipeg, Manitoba. He enlisted with the Royal Canadian Mounties Police on January 8, 1934. After training, he was assigned chauffeur duties in Ottawa, Ontario. Cst. Stackhouse served with the mounted patrol in Regina, and in 1939, he was assigned general duties in Estevan, Saskatchewan. Cst. Stackhouse volunteered for the Provost Corps in 1940.

Commemorated on Page 450 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Commemorated on Page 83 of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Honour Roll Book.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. A. 19.

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

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– The tombstone of Donald Gilbert Stackhouse.
  • Paying respects– Superintendent Greg Peters of the RCMP at the grave of Donald Gilbert Stackhouse.
  • Photo of Donald Gilbert Stackhouse– Lance-Corporal D.G. Stackhouse, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (R.C.M.P.) (No. 1 Company Canada Provost Corps RCMP) directing traffic, Campobasso, Italy, 21 October 1943.
  • Photo of Donald Gilbert Stackhouse– Photo courtesty of www.rcmpgraves.com

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