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Crowe, Ivan Lee, Stewiacke, Colchester Co. Nova Scotia. Military Service: Private, C Company, North Nova Scotia Highlanders, served in Normandy. Reg. No. F/56043. Bludgeoned to death on 7 June 1944 at the Abbaye d’Ardenne, probably by order of SS Colonel Kurt Meyer, Commander, 25th Panzer Grenadier Regiment, 12th SS Division, “Hitler Youth”. For further information, see PRU, File 05-44719 and Conduct Unbecoming, 67-70.
Additional Biographical Information:
Pvt. Ivan Crowe was the son of Arthur D. and Clara M. Crowe of Stewiake, Nova Scotia.
Date of Death: 7 June 1944. See casualty details, Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, Cintheaux, France. Grave Reference: XIV.E.12.