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Percy Parisian


Parisian, Percy, Peguis, Manitoba. Military Service: Private, Royal Winnipeg Rifles. Reg. No. H/100792. Served in Normandy. Murdered by SS troopers and military police on 8 June 1944 in a field just north of the Caen-Fontenay road at the order of SS Lieutenant Colonel Wilhelm Mohnke, Commander, 26th Panzer Regiment, 12th SS Panzer Division, “Hitler Youth”. See PRU, File 41-28851 and Conduct Unbecoming, 90-94.

Additional Biographical Information:

Pvt. Percy Parisian was a son of William and Christine Parisian of Peguis, 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: XIII.D.4.

Beny Sur Mer Canadian War Cemetery


Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery