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John Burleigh Carling

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Burleigh Carling

May 5, 1918

Military Service




Air Force


Royal Air Force

Additional Information

Son of Fred W. and Eva C. Carling, of Ottawa, Ontario. Brother of Captain Gordon Burleigh Carling, who died on June 18, 1918 while serving with Canadian Army Service Corps.

As a former member of The Royal Ottawa Golf Club, Aylmer, Quebec, Lieutenant Carling is commemorated on a plaque in the entrance to the club.

Commemorated on Page 584 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

53. I. 7-8.


OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicemen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press October 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press April 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Honour roll– In memory of the Ashbury College alumni and staff who gave their lives in Word War I, World War II and the Korean War. Plaque erected in the Ashbury College Chapel, 362 Mariposa Avenue, Ottawa
  • Biography– Biography, Asburian, Ashbury College yearbook
  • Grave marker
  • Grave marker
  • Family Marker
  • Photo of John Burleigh Carling– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial Plaque– The Royal Ottawa Golf Club plaque erected to commemorate its members who died in service for their King and Country.

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