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Howard Wynne Haslett

In memory of:

Gunner Howard Wynne Haslett

April 23, 1943

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Artillery


16 Defence Regt.,

Additional Information

Son of Samuel and Julia Wynne Haslett.

Commemorated on Page 168 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

4. F. 33.


The town of Kanchanaburi is 129 kilometres North-West of Bangkok and is best reached by road, along the National Highway which runs north from the capital. There are bus and train services from Bangkok. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is situated adjacent to Saeng Chuto Road which is the main road through the town. When approaching from Bangkok, the cemetery is on the left side of the road, towards the far (northern) end of the town. A Commission signpost faces the cemetery on the opposite side of the road.

Visiting Information Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is open at all times. The cemetery and memorial registers are kept in the cemetery service area and must be requested from one of the gardeners. Wheelchair access through the main entrance is impossible due to the design of the entrance feature. Access is possible during normal working hours, 08:00-17:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00-12:00 Saturday, through the service entrance adjacent to the office and base site. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) on telephone number 01628 507200. Please note we are currently embarked on a project to renovate bronze plaques at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand. Visitors may notice different colours and coatings on plaques and this is quite normal as part of the as the renovation process.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Photograph of headstone of HW Haslett at the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery in Thailand.  Taken on a visit to the area to view the JEATH War Museum, the cemetery and the Burma-Thai Railway - " Railway of Death" - popularized in the fictionalized movie The Bridge on the River Kwai (actually Khwae).  Gunner Haslett is one of two Canadians interred at the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery in Thailand.
  • Photo of Howard Wynne Haslett– Howard at Changi, 1938
  • Grave Marker– Howards grave.
  • Grave marker– Photo Taken Mid December 2006, after Remeberance day.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Photo taken mid December 2006
  • Plaque– Photo taken mid December 2006, plaque at war cemetary
  • Plaque– Photo taken mid December 2006, plaque at war cemetary
  • War Cemetery– Photo of enterance to war cemetary, taken mid December 2006.

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