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Baxter Milton Edwin Jewers

In memory of:

Corporal Baxter Milton Edwin Jewers

September 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

F/78739

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Cape Breton Highlanders, R.C.I.C

Additional Information


Born:

February 26, 1920
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

August 1, 1941
Kentville, Nova Scotia

Son of Adam Milton Jewers and Gertrude Jewers. Husband of Vera Kathleen Jewers, of Norwich.

Commemorated on Page 345 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

  • Newspaper Clipping– I found this photo in a scrap book my mother Florence Deveau kept during World War II
  • 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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