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Ian Macmillan Crawford

In memory of:

Lieutenant Ian Macmillan Crawford

August 27, 1944

Military Service


Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars, R.C.A.C.

Division:

7th Reconnaissance Regt.

Additional Information


Son of Alan Reddoch Crawford and Margaret May Crawford, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada; husband of Mona May Crawford, of Montreal.

Commemorated on Page 282 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

IV.D.6.

Location:

The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. Bayeux War Cemetery is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town, on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware. Bayeux is an ancient and historic town of Normandy. Its cathedral was the seat of Bishop Odon, half-brother of William the Conqueror, who took part in the invasion of England; and in it is the tomb of an English soldier of the Hundred Years' War. Bayeux was the first French town of importance to be liberated from the Germans in June 1944. On the opposite side of the road stands the Bayeux Memorial to 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Bayeux War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Ian MacMillan Crawford– Lieutenant Ian MacMillan Crawford courtesy of McGill University archives.
  • Press Clipping– Lieutenant Ian MacMillan Crawford obit Montreal Star Sept 14 1944 courtesy of McGill University archives.
  • Photo of Ian MacMillan Crawford– From the Montreal Gazette. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Press Clipping– From the Montreal Gazette. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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