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Gordon Charles Connaghan

In memory of:

Private Gordon Charles Connaghan

June 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/75489

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

June 30, 1917
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

April 22, 1943
Toronto, Ontario

Husband of Gertrude Mildred Connaghan, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 277 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

IIA. N. 3.

Location:

Ranville is best reached by taking the D513 north-eastwards out of Caen, and after about 9 kilometres turning left at Herouvillette. Go north for one kilometre and then turn left into Ranville village. The War Cemetery is on Rue des Airbornes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Birks Bar– Birks Bar - Pte Connaghan
  • Photo of Gordon Charles Connaghan– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Gordon Charles Connaghan– In memory of the students from Western Technical School, Toronto who served during World War II and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Western Technical School– In memory of the students from Western Technical School, Toronto who served during World War II and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– In memory of the students from Western Technical School, Toronto who served during World War II and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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