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James Campbell Clouston

In memory of:

Commander James Campbell Clouston

June 3, 1940
Dunkirk, France

Military Service






Royal Navy



Additional Information


August 31, 1900
Montreal, Quebec

Son of William and Evelyn Stewart Clouston (nee Campbell) of Westmount, Quebec. Husband of Gwyneth L. Clouston.

Clouston was survived by his wife and two sons. Moray Clouston was born six months after his father’s passing.

Brother of Lieutenant John Douglas Clouston, who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve.

Commemorated on the Commander J. Campbell Clouston Plaque.

Commemorated on Page 614 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:

10. J. 2.


BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY is 13 km south east of Soltau on the west side of the road from Hamburg to Hannover. From Hannover travel north in the direction of Hamburg on the Autoroute No.7 for 80 km until the junction with Soltau Sud, this is in fact the junction of the A7 with the B3 Hannover to Hamburg road. On leaving the A7 at Soltau Sud follow the B3 in the direction of Celle and Bergen. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, 7 Km from the motorway junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Biography– Photo of Commander James Campbell Clouston. (Property of the Clouston family)
  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022
  • Photo of James Campbell Clouston– James Campbell Clouston tribute plaque in Lachine, Quebec, Canada. Not far from the place of his birth and where he spent his childhood days sailing. Courtesy of Parks Canada.

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