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Albert Barclay Newsome

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Albert Barclay Newsome

October 7, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


438th Sqdn.

Additional Information

Son of James Harvey Newsome and Edith Isabella Newsome, of Prescott, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 404 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:

12. G. 2.


The REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is located 5 km south west of Kleve. From Kleve the cemetery is located, using the Hoffmannallee from the Town Centre, which becomes the Materbornerallee. This road enters Reichswald Forest and becomes the Grunewaldstrasse. Follow direction Gennep, entering Reichswald Forest the cemetery is situated 500 metres on the left. Alternatively from the motorway 57, take exit Kleve/Goch, which leads onto the 9 N road in the direction towards Kleve. After 3 km turn left on to the 504 direction Kranenburg. Reichswald cemetery is clearly signposted on the 504 at cross roads Grunewald. REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is situated on the Grunewald Strasse direction Kleve on the right, 3 km from cross roads Grunewald.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photos of ALBERT BARCLAY NEWSOME– Photos of Newsome from LAC, Ottawa
  • Id card– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Albert Barclay Newsome– LAC Newsome shortly after receiving his wings at No 2 SFTS Uplands Ontario on 13 March 1942.
  • Photo of Albert Barclay Newsome– Pilot Officer Newsome on his 118 Squadron Curtiss Kittyhawk at Annette Island Alaska in August 1942.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram December 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ALBERT BARCLAY NEWSOME– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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