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John Baird Jowett

In memory of:

Private John Baird Jowett

June 11, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/110359

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

March 22, 1924
Montréal, Quebec

Enlistment:

March 31, 1942
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Fred and Catherine Jowett, of East York, Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 349 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 27, 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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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