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George Richard La Croix

In memory of:

Sergeant George Richard La Croix

June 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

H/17245

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

March 1, 1918
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

May 9, 1940
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Richard Gilbert La Croix and Angela La Croix (nee Hanlon). Husband of Elva Orlean La Croix (nee Bruce), of Sturgeon Valley, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 356 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. VAAST-EN-AUGE CHURCHYARD
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 3.

Location:

St. Vaast-en-Auge is a village and commune 29 kilometres north-east of Caen, and 23 kilometres north-west of Lisieux. The churchyard is located next to a level crossing in the village, and the Commonwealth war graves will be found at the bottom right hand corner of the churchyard. There are 12 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war here.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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