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Ronald Lorenzo Vessey

In memory of:

Private Ronald Lorenzo Vessey

May 20, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

F/77790

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Louise Fusiliers, R.C.I.C.

Division:

11th Inf. Bde. Support Group

Additional Information


Son of Ronald Alexandra and Mary Jane Vessey, of Gaytown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 468 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:

IX. J. 17.

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

  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy of Geoff Wood

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