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Francis Dernier Cosgrove

In memory of:

Sergeant Francis Dernier Cosgrove

June 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

G/12254

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Born:

January 10, 1922
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

January 27, 1941
Saint John, New Brunswick

Son of Francis John Cosgrove, and of Margaret Cosgrove, of Saint John, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 280 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:

IX. B. 23.

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.

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