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Frederick William Layton

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Frederick William Layton

June 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/90289

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

432 Sqdn.

Citation(s):

Air Gunner Badge awarded 29 October 1943.

Additional Information


Born:

January 12, 1924
Gladstone, Manitoba

Son of Frederick George and Alma Irene (nee Neilson) Layton, of Fort Garry, Manitoba. Brother of Zelie Lorraine, Alma Doreen and Frances Minnie.

Commemorated on Page 361 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MARISSEL FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 257.

Location:

Marissel is a commune on the east side of Beauvais. Beauvais is a Cathedral City in the Department of the Oise.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Frederick William Layton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Frederick William Layton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Frederick William Layton– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Frederick William Layton– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Identification– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Frederick Layton– Pilot Officer Frederick Layton.  His gravemarker reads "So Far Away Yet Always Near and Lovingly Remembered".
  • Press Clipping– Airforce: The Magazine of Canada's Air Force Heritage  
Summer 2004
  • Press Clipping– Airforce: The Magazine of Canada's Air Force Heritage  
Summer 2004
  • Press Clipping– Airforce: The Magazine of Canada's Air Force Heritage  
Summer 2004
  • Press Clipping– Airforce: The Magazine of Canada's Air Force Heritage  
Summer 2004
  • Press Clipping– Airforce: The Magazine of Canada's Air Force Heritage  
Summer 2004
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of FREDERICK WILLIAM LAYTON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo 2 of Grave Marker

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