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Anthony Alec Fagnan

Anthony Alec Fagnan, age 20


Fagnan, Anthony Alec, Camperville, Manitoba. Occupation: Unknown. Military Service: Private, Rifleman. A Company, 9 Platoon, Royal Winnipeg Rifles. Served in Normandy. Reg. No. H/41980. Murdered by a firing squad on the order of SS Major Gerhard Bremer, Commander, 12th Reconnaissance Battalion, at the Château d’Audrieu, 8 June 1944. For further information, see PRU, File 06-05705 and Conduct Unbecoming, 86-87.

Additional Biographical Information:

Pvt. Anthony Fagnan was a son of Joseph and Katherine Fagnan, of Camperville, Manitoba. For more information, see Veterans Affairs Canada's Virtual War Memorial.

Date of death: 8 June 1944. See casualty details, Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Beny-sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Calvados, France. Grave Reference: XVI.G.11.

Beny Sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery


Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery