Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alfred Francis Clavelle

In memory of:

Gunner Alfred Francis Clavelle

June 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

L/65079

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Artillery

Division:

14 Field Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

January 29, 1918
Whitewood, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

March 1, 1942
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Arthur and Emilienne Clavelle, of Whitewood, Saskatchewan. Husband of Agnes Clavelle, of Whitewood, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 274 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 21, Column 1.

Location:

The Bayeux Memorial is located on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware, in the south-western outskirts of the town of Bayeux, in Normandy, about 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. The memorial was erected in honour of the 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and who have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Inscription– Panel on Bayeux Memorial to the Missing.
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Bayeux Memorial– August 2012
  • Inscription on the Bayeux Memorial– August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Alfred Francis Clavelle– Photo of ALFRED FRANCIS CLAVELLE, Service Number L/65079, Gunner, Royal Canadian Artillery. Caption on back of photo: "Alfred Francis Clavelle, Army picture. R. no. L65079. Joined army in 1940. Trained in Canada then sent to overseas spring of 1943. Was killed in action on June 6, 1944 Invasion of France. May he never be forgotten by loved ones.

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