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August Baerr

In memory of:

Trooper August Baerr

October 2, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

H/100948

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Calgary Regiment, R.C.A.C.

Division:

14th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

August 24, 1916
Canora, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

May 21, 1942
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of John and Wilhelmina Marine Baer (1994 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother) of Gorlitz, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 133 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:

III. B. 33.

Location:

The BARI WAR CEMETERY lies south of Bari, in the rural locality of Carbonara in the Commune and Province of Bari. It is reached from the town by proceeding south along the Taranto road (Route No.100) for about 8.5 kilometres. The turning to the right, leading to Carbonara di Bari, is taken and the Cemetery lies on the right about 1.5 kilometres further on. From the North, take the exit to Bari North and continue on the Tangenziale in the direction of Brindisi. Take Exit No.12, Bari Carbonara, and continue into town. Proceed around the square in the direction of Triggiano. Follow this road across the traffic lights and the BARI WAR CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side. From the South, follow the Tangenziale (main road) and exit at Carbonara Bari, then proceed as above.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of August Baerr
  • Photo of Wilhelmina Marine Baer– (1994 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother) of Gorlitz, Saskatchewan.
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
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  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation Paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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