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Clair Brandon Henry

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Clair Brandon Henry

December 2, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

B/69535

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Governor General's Horse Guards, R.C.A.C.

Division:

'C' Sqn., 3rd Armd. Reconnaissance Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

May 8, 1915
Toronto

Enlistment:

July 16, 1940
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Brandon W. and Viola C. Henry of Toronto, Ontario. Brother to Arthur William and Dorothy Mona and Edith Maybelle Henry.

Commemorated on Page 169 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:

4. D. 3.

Location:

The Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery lies on the slope of a hill about 500 metres before of the village of Dely Ibrahim. The village is located in hilly country about 10 kilometres south-west of Algiers on the road to Blida. Please note: It is regretted that it is not possible to keep a copy of the register in this cemetery. Assistance may be obtained from staff when they are present.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Clair Brandon Henry– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Clair Brandon Henry– Clair and his mother at their home at 57 Soudan Ave Toronto. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Clair Brandon Henry– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Clair Brandon Henry– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation Paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star January 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery
  • Canadian Embassy delegation– On November 11th, 2002 a Canadian Embassy delegation attended the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Dely Ibrahim Cemetery in Algiers, Algeria.  Officials of Commonwealth country embassies with representation in Algiers, as well as the American Embassy, laid wreaths at the cenotaph at the cemetery.  The ceremony was 
organised by the British Embassy.  At the end of the ceremony, the German Ambassador invited all participants to join him in a short solemn ceremony and wreath laying at the German cenotaph, adjacent to the Commonwealth cemetery.
  • Gravemarker

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