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Norman Arnold MacDonald

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Norman Arnold MacDonald

September 14, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

F/66341

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Enlistment:

August 1, 1942

Son of Daniel Norman and Muriel I. MacDonald, of Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 372 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

X, A, 4.

Location:

CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY is 3.5 kilometres west of Riccione, a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast, and is reached by turning west off the main Rimini/Riccione road about 1 kilometre north-west of Riccione. In the town of Riccione is a sign leading to the Coriano Ridge War Cemetery. Carry on in the direction of Coriano until a 'T' junction is reached. Turn left and after a short distance the Cemetery will be found on the right-hand side. The cemetery is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff, but will be unmanned.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Norman Arnold MacDonald– From the Sydney Academy Memorial booklet, published by the Student's Assembly in memory of former students who served during the Second World War.  The original pictures were supplied by the Sydney Post-Record and the booklet was compiled by Jack Wilcox, class of 1946 and Donald Trivett, class of 1947.
  • Letter from the Sydney Academy
  • Photo of Norman Arnold MacDonald– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Cemetery– Entrance - Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery
  • Cemetery– Cross of Sacrifice - Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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