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Baxter Hoyles

In memory of:

Private Baxter Hoyles

January 31, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

D/71595

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

February 13, 1922
Gambo, Newfoundland and Labrador

Enlistment:

August 16, 1940
Montréal, Quebec

Son of Adam Hoyles and Dorcas Hutchings of Wesleyville, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 339 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.

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  • Photo of Baxter Hoyles– Private  Baxter Hoyles. GONE,  but will never be forgotten.
  • Cassino 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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