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Cyril Charles Heidt

In memory of:

Sapper Cyril Charles Heidt

August 7, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

A/57401

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Engineers

Division:

3 Field Coy.

Additional Information


Son of Milton and Edna Heidt, of London, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 332 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:

VI. B. 4.

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.

Digital Collection

  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of CYRIL CHARLES HEIDT– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Family Memorial– Image courtesy Genweb.  Southwold-Frome Cemetery Elgin Co. Ontario 116. Large white stone, granite, on cement base.
NW side - Milton HEIDT/1893 - 1982/His Wife/Edna HEIDT/1891 - 1972/HEIDT
SE side - Elsie/M./died/May 3, 1885/aged/3 y's, 8 m's, 3 dys/ Charles Z./died/June 3, 1885/aged/1 yr 11 m's 21 d's/ children of Jacob & Jane HEIDT. We loved these tender little ones/and would have wished them stay;/but let our Father's will be done/ they'll shine in endless day. 
NE side - Spr./Cyril HEIDT/A 57401 R.C.E./1921 1944/buried in Florence Italy.

Footstones - Edna, Milton, Charles

Cornerstones - H
  • Newspaper Clipping– Casualty list
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper Casualty list 1944 shows mother now in Shedden, sw Ontario.

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