Pte Reno John Bigattini 8-F-7

Reno was born on August 16 1925 in Cranbrook British Columbia as the son of Egisto Bigattini and Mrs. Bigattini (both Italians and the mother deceased). His half sister was Ella Burigana and she was his sole beneficiary.
He was a driver and member of the Roman Catholic Church.
He enlisted on November 2 1943 in Vancouver and he went overseas to the UK on August 30 1944 and went therafter to NW Europe on September 24.
Reno was killed in action on Saturday October 7 1944 age 19 in the B Coy near the Leopold Canal in Belgium. And he was temporarily buried in Maldegem and reburied in Adegem on July 16 1945.
His Medals were: 1939-45 Star; France Germany Star; War Medal; CVSM & Clasp.