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Eddie Maloney

In memory of:

Rifleman Eddie Maloney

September 14, 1943

Camp Niigata-Rinko 5B, Japan

Military Service


Service Number:

E/29882

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

July 18, 1916
Barachois, Quebec

Enlistment:

July 25, 1940
Gaspe, Quebec

Baptized Edgar Joseph Maloney, on 19 July 1916 in Barachois, Québec. Son of Peter John Maloney and Marie Louise Comeau, of Barachois, Québec.

He served in Québec, in New Brunswick, in Newfoundland with Force W, in Hong Kong with Force C, and was prisoner of war in Japan.

His brother, Peter Maloney, service number E-37006, Royal Canadian Engineer, was made prisoner at Dieppe on 19 August 1942 and in a camp in Germany, he survived the war.

Commemorated on Page 186 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Sec. A. D. 9.

Location:

YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Eddie Maloney– In memory of those who served in Hong Kong during World War 11 and did not come home. Submitted with permission on behalf of the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association by Operation: Picture Me.

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