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Orlando Morris Ellefson

In memory of:

Private Orlando Morris Ellefson

June 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

L/74035

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Born:

October 26, 1921
Buchanan, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

January 3, 1942
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Son of Herman and Alice Ellefson, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 299 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. O. 5.

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

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  • Group Photo– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ORLANDO MORRIS ELLEFSON– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Orlando Ellefson– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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