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Ross Leroy Samuel

In memory of:

Lieutenant Ross Leroy Samuel

August 27, 1944


France

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.

Division:

1

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War medal, 1939-1945 CVSM and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

October 9, 1921
Goodwater, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

October 1, 1939
Stratford, Ontario

Son of David and Florence Samuel of Arthur, Ontario.

Brother of Pilot Officer Allan Gilchrist Samuel, who died during service with the Royal Canadian Air Force

Commemorated on Page 436 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MAZARGUES WAR CEMETERY
Bouches-du-Rhone, France

Grave Reference:

Plot 4. Row C. Grave 27.

Location:

Marseilles is the chief town in the Department of the Bouches-du-Rhone. Mazargues is a suburb on the south-east side of the town, 6 kilometres from the centre of Marseilles, on the coast road to Toulon via La Ciotat - Avenue General Delattre de Tassigny (No.24). The MAZARGUES WAR CEMETERY lies on the western side of this road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ROSS LEROY SAMUEL– Lt Samuel in uniform
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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