Beach Head War Cemetery

The following Canadians are buried at Beach Head War Cemetery

AIRTH, Lieutenant, WILLIAM ALEXANDER. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 22 May 1944. Age 26. Son of Alexander and Maggie Airth, of Quebec City.. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 6.

ASHLEY, Private, RODGER COOLIDGE, C/6151. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 26 May 1944. Age 20. Son of Cecil M. Ashley, and of Helena Winnifred Ashley; stepson of George M. Emslie, of Windsor, Ontario. Grave Reference: XV. D. 4.

ATTO, Captain, FREDERICK BLAKE. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 22 May 1944. Age 25. Son of Frederick Howard Atto and Daisy Blake Atto. Grave Reference: XVII. E. 12.

BRAYBROOK, Private, FREDERICK, L/27190. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 23 May 1944. Age 22. Son of William and Violet Braybrook. Grave Reference: XX. E. 9.

BRIDDON, Private, R G, B/80158. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 10 March 1944. Age 21. Son of Charles and Emily Briddon, of Toronto, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 3.

BROPHY, Captain, JOHN PURCELL. Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.. 13 June 1944. Age 36. Son of Arthur and Agnes Brophy; husband of Vivien Brophy, of Toronto, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 5.

BROWN, Private, HOWARD ALVAH, B/131679. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 24 May 1944. Age 19. Son of Alvah and Annie E. Brown, of Owen Sound, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 11.

BROWN, Private, NORMAN, B/127695. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 29 February 1944. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 8.

BUTLER, Sergeant, EARL, H200099. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 9 February 1944. Age 29. Son of Thomas Charles and Minie Mary Butler, of Kamsack, Saskatchewan.. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 15.

BYERS, Sergeant, CARL ALEXANDER, M/101984. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 29 February 1944. Grave Reference: XVII. E. 5.

CARSON, Sergeant, BEVERLY, D/72137. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 11 March 1944. Age 31. Son of John and Mary Carson; husband of Edith Mary Carson, of Montreal, Quebec. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 11.

CHENERY, Private, SAMUEL, B/146927. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 22 May 1944. Grave Reference: XVII. E. 9.

CHIPCHASE, Sergeant, ERNEST, M/35847. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 31 March 1944. Age 23. Son of Thomas and Ellen Chipchase, of Ardrossan, Alberta.. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 6.

COLEMAN, Lieutenant, GEORGE RICHARD KITCHENER. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 30 May 1944. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 8.

DARG, Sergeant, GEORGE, A/71035. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 19 February 1944. Age 26. Son of George Tait Darg and Margaret Scott Darg, of London, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 6.

DAVIDSON, Sergeant, GUY KERWIN, G/12149. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 19 May 1944. Age 22. Son of Harry W. R. and Jennie Davidson, of Harcourt, New Brunswick. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 2.

DEAN, Pilot Officer, GEORGE, J/88518. 18 (R.A.F.) Sqdn, Royal Canadian Air Force. 7 February 1944. Age 23. Son of John Dean, and of Christina Dean, of Pine Falls, Manitoba. Grave Reference: XVII. E. 4.

DOUGLAS, Private, WILLIAM FAULKNER, F60727. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 22 May 1944. Age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Douglas, of Mount Stewart, Prince Edward Island.. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 12.

FARR, Sergeant, LLOYD, B/114736. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 17 February 1944. Age 25. Son of Frederick Farr, and of May F. Farr, of Toronto, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 1.

FINES, Sergeant, EDGAR STEWART, L/86555. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 30 May 1944. Age 19. Distinguished Service Cross (U.S.A.). Son of Philip and Norah Fines, of South Wellington, British Columbia. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 4.

FORTUNE, Lieutenant, ERNEST JEAN. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 21 May 1944. Age 27. Son of James Alexander Fortune and Catherine Fortune, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Grave Reference: XVII. E. 11.

FOX, Company Sergeant Major, IRVINE PHILLIP, A/21158. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 28 May 1944. Son of Phillip and Margaret Fox; husband of Mamie R. Fox, of Bozeman, Montana, U.S.A. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 3.

GARRATT, Sergeant, K G, H/62940. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 16 April 1944. Age 20. Son of Douglas H. and Cora M. Garratt, of Fort William, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 9.

GODIN, Sergeant, GEORGE, M/17307. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 22 February 1944. Age 25. Son of Aquila George and Mary Anne Godin, of Wetaskiwin, Alberta.; husband of Anna Godin. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 10.

GROVES, Sergeant, HAROLD JOSEPH, C/80061. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 29 February 1944. Age 30. Son of Joseph Hipwell Groves, and of Lily Groves, of Brockville, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 9.

GUERIN, Sergeant, JAMES, C/78021. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 28 May 1944. Age 32. Son of Francis and Mary Kylie Guerin, of Peterborough, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 10.

HARVEY, Private, PEACH B., L/27176. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 24 May 1944. Age 24. Son of Thomas and Hilda Mary Harvey, of Eyebrow, Saskatchewan. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 1.

HEBERT, Private, HENRI, C/57036. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 6 June 1944. Age 26. Son of Fabien and Amanda Hebert, of Leger Brook, Westmorland Co., New Brunswick. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 1.

HOFFARD, Private, BERNARD ANDREW, K/67853. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 30 May 1944. Age 21. Son of Peter and Agatha Hoffard, of Norwood, Manitoba. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 9.

JONES, Private, JOHN DONALD, H/46535. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 24 May 1944. Age 20. Son of John A. and Gladys Jones, of Fort William, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 12.

LAIRD, Flight Lieutenant, DAVID DRENEL, J/21258. 13 (R.A.F.) Sqdn, Royal Canadian Air Force. 26 July 1944. Grave Reference: Coll. grave XVIII. J. 7-10.

LAPORTE, Private, JOHN, C/119501. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 3 February 1944. Son of Mrs. F. Laporte, of Fort Coulonge, Quebec. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 2.

LINDSAY, Pilot Officer, JOHN, J/87617. 274 (R.A.F.) Sqdn, Royal Canadian Air Force. 14 February 1944. Age 21. Son of John Paton Lindsay and Jean Scott Lindsay, of Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A. Grave Reference: XXI. J. 1.

MACDONALD, Staff Sergeant, B, D/86403. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 16 February 1944. Age 28. Son of Allister S. and Lorrie J. Macdonald, of Montreal, Quebec. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 8.

MACDONALD, Private, DONALD, L/86558. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 23 May 1944. Age 23. Son of Donald and Helen MacDonald, of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan.. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 9.

MACIVER, Sergeant, JACK, B/98197. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 23 May 1944. Age 20. Son of Jennie MacIver, of Toronto, Ontario. His brother Donald also fell. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 8.

MADSON, Private, CLARENCE, M/105055. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 2 June 1944. Age 22. Son of McKinley C. and Charlotte Madson, of Dunstable, Alberta.. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 2.

MARTIN, Sergeant, DAVID JAMES, L/2481. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 24 May 1944. Age 25. Son of James and Rose Martin, of Renown, Saskatchewan.. Grave Reference: XX. E. 10.

McCARTHY, Private, HERMAN WILLIAM, G/14174. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 2 June 1944. Husband of Kathleen Helen McCarthy, of Saint John, New Brunswick. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 1.

McLACHLAN, Staff Sergeant, DONALD JAMES, K/53659. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 29 February 1944. Age 22. Son of Robert Alexander McLachlan and Annie McLachlan, of Vancouver, British Columbia.; husband of Dulce McLachlan. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 10.

McMASTERS, Private, DANIEL CUMMINGS, F/63755. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 28 May 1944. Age 20. Son of Seldon Cummings McMasters and Esther Olive McMasters, of Truro, Colchester Co., Nova Scotia.. Grave Reference: XVII. E. 8.

MITCHELL, Private, ERNEST VERNON, B/63763. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 29 May 1944. Age 21. Son of E. Mitchell, and of Annie Mitchell, of Toronto, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 11.

MOLESWORTH, Private, HARRY OLIVER, B/142086. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 24 May 1944. Age 19. Son of Oliver and Ethel May Molesworth, of Toronto, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 4.

MOORE, Private, DONALD HAKEN, B/136858. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 28 May 1944. Age 20. Son of Arthur Emslie Moore and Anne Marjorie Moore, of Owen Sound, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 12.

MORROW, Pilot Officer, HAROLD ELWOOD, J/85805. 417 Sqdn., Royal Canadian Air Force. 29 March 1944. Age 23. Son of William Gordon Morrow and Susan Sophia Morrow, of Peterborough, Ontario. Grave Reference: XII. G. 10.

MURDIE, Staff Sergeant, NICHOLAS, D/71496. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 5 February 1944. Age 31. Nephew of Johanna Novorol, of Verdun, Quebec. Grave Reference: XIX. F. 2.

ORVIS, Private, WILBERT HENRY, B/30147. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 22 May 1944. Age 21. Son of Henry Orvis, and of Grace Orvis, of New Toronto, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. E. 10.

PETERSON, Sergeant, EDWIN, B/58272. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 7 February 1944. Grave Reference: XVIII. F. 4.

PRESTWICH, Private, CHARLES HENRY, A/82253. 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 5 June 1944. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 2.

RANGER, Sergeant, JACK, D/71750. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 21 March 1944. Son of Joseph and Jessie Ranger, of Smithville, Ontario. Grave Reference: XXI. J. 5.

REDDY, Corporal, STEPHEN, D/86148. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 10 May 1944. Age 22. Son of Stephen and Margaret Reddy. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 7.

REYNOLDS, Sergeant, CHARLES, L/2717. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 6 February 1944. Grave Reference: XVII. G. 11.

RICHARDSON, Staff Sergeant, GARNET CECIL, C/40515. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 9 February 1944. Age 22. Son of Daniel and Violet Daisy Richardson, of Warkworth, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 3.

ROBINSON, Sergeant, GEORGE, C/ 100563. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 18 February 1944. Age 20. Son of John and Gertrude Robinson, of Ottawa, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 4.

ROZIERE, Sergeant, LIONEL, H/105012. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 24 May 1944. Age 23. Son of Joseph and Emilie Roziere, of Norwood, Manitoba. Grave Reference: IIA. A. 8.

RYAN, Private, MICHAEL JOSEPH, A/11505. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 28 May 1944. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 5.

SABOURIN, Corporal, JEAN, E/42640. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 7 March 1944. Age 23. Son of Oscar and Dorila Sabourin, of Montreal, Quebec. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 7.

SCHOFIELD, Private, JAMES DONALD, F/43879. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 13 March 1944. Age 19. Son of Gilbert S. and A. May Schofield, of Cambridge Station, King’s Co., Nova Scotia.. Grave Reference: XVII. C. 12.

SECTER, Major, JOHN MYER. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 28 May Age 29. Son of Peter and Jennie Secter, of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 7.

SERRICK, Staff Sergeant, DANIEL, U/1805. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 29 May 1944. Age 23. Son of Daniel W. and Mabel E. Serrick, of North-West Arm, Halifax, Nova Scotia.. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 3.

SHEPPARD, Sergeant, RUSSELL, B/112753. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 25 May 1944. Grave Reference: XVII. B. 5.

STOREY, Private, HENRY JOHN, G/18108. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 23 May 1944. Age 24. Son of David Henry and Helen Prescilla Storey, of Doaktown, New Brunswick.; husband of Eyvonne Helen Storey, of Doaktown. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 7.

TOURANGEAU, Private, WALLACE ARTHUR, A/116644. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 28 May 1944. Age 21. Son of Arthur and Rose Tourangeau, of Windsor, Ontario. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 6.

TRAXLER, Private, DAVID ROBERT, K/48710. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 2 June 1944. Age 23. Son of H. A. and Eleanor Traxler, of St. Paul, Alberta.. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 4.

VEITENHEIMER, Sergeant, CLAYTON, A/58284. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 24 February 1944. Grave Reference: VIIA. A. 1.

WALL, Sergeant, ALEXANDER, L/86874. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 24 May 1944. Age 20. Son of Phillip Wall and of Mary M. Wall (nee Baun), of Hague, Saskatchewan.. Grave Reference: XVII. E. 6.

WICKSTROM, Sergeant, HENRY, K/76070. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 24 May 1944. Age 21. Son of Fredrick W. and Emma E. Wickstrom, of Robbin’s Range, British Columbia. Grave Reference: XVII. D. 11.

WILSON, Sergeant, ALBERT ROY, K/42898. 1st, Canadian Special Service Battalion, R.C.I.C.. 30 May 1944. Age 23. Son of Frank L. and Bessie A. Wilson, of Kamloops, British Columbia. Grave Reference: XVII. A. 10.

Reference: Commonwealth Graves Commission