Elmer Vincent Covert, Pte - KIA

Map point: Born in Highland Grove

Date of birth: 9 Nov 1923

Birthplace: Highland Grove, Ontario

Residence at time of enlistment: He was a farmer in Highland Grove, and also lumbering for the Standard Chemical Company in Harcourt when he enlisted on 16 Apr 1943.

Service Branch: Canadian Army

Unit: 48th Highlanders of Canada

Service #: C110086

Notes on war service:

Killed in action? : Yes - wounded 22 May in the field in Italy, died 29 May 1944.

Overseas burial location: Naples War Cemetery, Miano, Italy (40.884894, 14.240143)

Link to service file information at Library & Archives Canada

Link to Settlers of Highlands East Family Tree website

Information submitted by: Adele Espina

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