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Alexander Steele Forsyth

In memory of:

Sergeant Alexander Steele Forsyth

August 14, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

D/26397

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Grenadier Guards, R.C.A.C.

Division:

2 Sqn., 22nd Armd Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

July 15, 1912
Edinburgh, Scotland

Enlistment:

July 4, 1940
Montreal, Quebec

Son of John Moir Forsyth and of Mary Forsyth (nee Newlands). Husband of Marion Barbara Forsyth, of Edinburgh.

Commemorated on Page 307 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 19, Column 2.

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.

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  • Memorial– Inscription - Bayeux Memorial … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorabilia– Uncle Sandy and his medals.

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