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Oliver Leslie Vickery

In memory of:

Private Oliver Leslie Vickery

September 19, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

F/66838

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Born:

July 25, 1924
Rockville, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

September 13, 1943
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Son of George Oliver Vickery and Hazel Rhoda Vickery, of Rockville, Yarmouth, Co. Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 468 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:

X, B, 5.

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

  • Grave Marker– Grave of Oliver Leslie Vickery, picture taken by his nephew Tom when he visited there
  • Photo of Oliver Leslie Vickery– Leslie in civilian clothes with older brother George who was with the Essex Scottish Regiment.
  • Photo of Oliver Leslie Vickery– Private Oliver Leslie "Les" Vickery
  • Photo of Oliver Leslie Vickery– Oliver Leslie Vickery and his  sister Beatrice
  • Photo of Oliver Leslie Vickery– Les Vickery at a wharf near his home in Chebogue, Nova Scotia.
  • Temporary Grave Marker
  • 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– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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