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Thomas Leonard Easton

In memory of:

Lance Sergeant Thomas Leonard Easton

September 17, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:







Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information

Son of Harry James Easton and Florence Easton, of Hornepayne, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 298 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

6. A. 8.


Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Biography of Thomas Easton Page 1
  • Biography of Thomas Easton Page 2
  • Photo of Thomas Leonard Easton– Lance Sergeant Easton enlisted in The Queen's Own Rifles in June 1940 upon the Regiment's mobilization for overseas service. He served in Newfoundland, New Brunswick, and in England. Lance Sergeant Easton landed on D-Day and fought with the Regiment throughout the Normandy campaign. He was killed in the battle for the Channel port of Boulogne.
  • Gravemarker– Padre Cameron took this photo of Lance Sergeant Easton's gravemarker at Calais Canadian War Cemetery in Leubringhen, during a visit to France in June 1997.

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