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Harry Earl Anderson


Anderson, Harry Earl, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Military Service: Rifleman, Regina Rifles Regiment. Reg No. L/27373. Killed by “a machine-pistol burst in the face from very close range” on 9 June 1944 near Bretteville l’Orgueilleuse, by SS soldiers/officers of the 12th SS Panzer Division, “Hitler Youth” (either from the 25th Panzer Grenadier Regiment, commanded by Kurt Meyer, or from the 12th Panzer Regiment, commanded by Max Wünsche). See Conduct Unbecoming, 105-106.

Additional Biographical Information:

Rifleman Harry Anderson was a husband of Alwieda Anderson of Prince Albert, SK. For more information, see Veteran Affairs Canada's Virtual War Memorial.

Date of Death: 9 June 1944. For casualty details, see Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, France. Grave Reference: II.G.10.

Beny Sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery


Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery