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George William Barter

In memory of:

Private George William Barter

July 5, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

F/40131

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

March 21, 1921
Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

September 10, 1939
Aldershot, Nova Scotia

Son of George and Mabel Barter, of North Lochaber, Antigonish Co., Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 134 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Panel 14.

Location:

Cassino War Cemetery lies in the Commune of Cassino, Province of Frosinone, 139 kilometres south-east of Rome. It is situated in the valley of the River Liri immediately below the southern spurs of the central Apennines. Above it a distance of one kilometre is the dominating hill on which stands the Abbey of Monte Cassino, founded by St. Benedict in the year 529 on the site of an ancient temple of Apollo. If approaching the cemetery by road, follow the Highway A2 from Rome to Naples and leave it at the Cassino exit. After passing the pay booths, follow the sign for Cassino. At the traffic lights, after a block of flats, turn right towards the locality of S. Angelo and the CWGC signs will then be seen.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of George Barter– 1942
  • Photo of George Barter– Died when ship torpedoed during the  invasion of Italy.
  • Memorial– Cassino Memorial - located within the Cassino War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Inscription– Inscription on the Cassino Memorial - located within the Cassino War Cemetery - May 2013
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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