Language selection


Search veterans.gc.ca

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Rae

In memory of:

Lance Corporal George Rae

October 17, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/143645

Force:

Army

Unit:

48th Highlanders of Canada

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 423 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:

II, B, 2.

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

Send us your images
  • Cemetery– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy - May 2013 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy - May 2013 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy - May 2013
  • Badge– In memory of the members of the 48th Highlanders of Canada who went to war and did not come home. Submitted on behalf of the 48th Highlanders Museum, 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, ON
  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery
  • Photo of George Rae– In memory of the Fathers, Husbands and Sons of the Oshawa Branch of the Silver Cross Women of Canada. Image from their book titled Book of Remembrance which is held at the Oshawa Public Library.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us.

Date modified: