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Francis Pictou

In memory of:

Private Francis Pictou

September 12, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

G/49620

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Carleton and York Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

October 15, 1910
Bear River, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

May 7, 1941
Dalhousie, New Brunswick

Son of Ben and Mary Rose Pictou; husband of Margaret Pictou, of Darlington, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 417 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:

IX, A, 1.

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

  • Photo of Francis Pictou– Private Francis Pictou is on the right side. He is the one with the darker complexion and black hair.
  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery
  • Gravemarker

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