Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Chester Boughton

In memory of:

Lieutenant George Chester Boughton

October 4, 1943

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

48th Highlanders of Canada

Additional Information


Son of Harold George and Mary Frances Boughton, of Toronto, Ontario. Husband of Irene Boughton, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 138 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. C. 7.

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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  • Newspaper Clipping– This obituary of Lieut. Boughton was obtained from a microfilm copy of a Toronto newspaper.
  • Photo of George Boughton– In memory of the members of the 48th Highlanders of Canada who went to war and did not come home. Submitted on behalf of the 48th Highlanders Museum, 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, ON M5J 1W9 Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me.

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