Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Earl William MacRae

In memory of:

Private Earl William MacRae

September 17, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:







The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


November 28, 1920
Saint John, New Brunswick


May 26, 1943
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Son of Fred William and Eva May MacRae, of Saint John, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 376 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I, D, 2.


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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  • Memorial– This is my Mom's Brother. (Phyllis I MacRae). Banner displayed at Chesley Dr Saint John NB. Canada
  • Photo of Earl W. MacRae– Private Earl W. MacRae from Tignish Shore, Prince Edward Island, son of Fred and Eva MacRae. Died in Action at 23 years of age.  Died in Italy on September 17, 1944.
  • Photo of Earl William MacRae– Uncle Earl William MacRae. This picture was given to me by my mom Phyllis I MacRae, Sister of Earl.
  • Grave site– This photo was taken by a RCAF Retired Ronald McRae. Posing in the photo was Pauline McRae, David McRae (taller boy) and Earl William McRae.
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  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery
  • Gravestone of Earl W. MacRae– Gravesite of Private Earl W. MacRae from Tignish Shore, Prince Edward Island, son of Fred and Eva MacRae.  Died in action at 23 years of age, in Italy on September 17, 1944

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