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Bernard Gordon Paxton

In memory of:

Rifleman Bernard Gordon Paxton

September 11, 1944

France

Military Service


Service Number:

K/51612

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Regina Rifle Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, 1939-45 Star, France-Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal (1939-45).

Additional Information


Born:

January 2, 1924
Williams Lake, British Columbia

Enlistment:

May 27, 1943
Vernon, British Columbia

Son of Charles Bernard and Alice Edith Paxton, of Prince George, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 413 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

7. D. 2.

Location:

Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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