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Gordon Joseph Hennessey

In memory of:

Private Gordon Joseph Hennessey

July 5, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

F/60216

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

May 10, 1910
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

February 16, 1943
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Son of Michael and Hannah Hennessey of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Commemorated on Page 333 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 23.

Location:

The Bayeux Memorial is located on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware, in the south-western outskirts of the town of Bayeux, in Normandy, about 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. The memorial was erected in honour of the 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and who have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • 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
  • Other– Inscription - Bayeux Memorial … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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