Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Keith Barkley Utman

In memory of:

Observer Keith Barkley Utman

June 2, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/82046

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of A. A. and Carrie E. Utman, of Morrisburg, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 121 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Joint grave II. H. 19-20.

Location:

Antwerp lies 57 Km north of Brussels on the E19 and 59 km north east of Gent on the E17 motorway. The cemetery itself is located in Wilrijk, a suburb of Antwerp. From the Bistplein in front of the railway station in Wilrijk follow the Kleinsteenweg for 300 M until you arrive at the ring road. Turn right and follow the ring road for 100 M to the first set of traffic lights and turn left. Go under the flyover and continue straight on over the dual carrageway into Jules Moretus Lei. Follow this street for 1 kilometre and the entrance to the Municipal Cemetery is on your left. After entering the cemetery follow the Commission signs to the three Commission plots at the far end of the cemetery. Alternatively ask for their location at the office within the cemetery.

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
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Evaluation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial– Observer Keith Barkley Utman is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of KEITH BARKLEY UTMAN– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial– A stained glass memorial window at Lakeshore Drive United Church on Lakeshore Drive in Morrisburg, Ontario was erected in memory of several parishioners who served and died during World War II.
Wherefore I put thee in remembrance: Willis Coons; Donald Casselman; Alex Johnston; Jack Robertson; Carman Reddick; John Ritchie; Alex Shaver; Keith Utman; Dwight Van Allen
The S.S.S. Women's Bible class commemorated the gallant men from this church who did the supreme scacrifice in World War II 1939-1945. 
http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/nic-inm/sm-rm/mp-is-eng.asp?ID=4706
photo credit: Cpl Sean Hunter
  • Grave Marker– Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Entrance– Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Cross of Sacrifice located in Plots 4 and 4A … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– View of Plot 3 … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Observer Keith Barkley Utman is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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