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Albert Barrington

In memory of:

Private Albert Barrington

May 25, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

27738

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Husband of Alice May Barrington, of 51, Bartlett Avenue, Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. C. 21.

Location:

Le Touquet is a coastal resort in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais on the south bank of the River Canche, about 5 kilometres east of Etaples. From Etaples take the D39 to Le Touquet. Turn right following the signs for the Hippodrome and airport. 400 metres after the junction on the D39 take the right fork onto the Avenue du Gulf, after 600 metres turn left onto Avenue de Picardie. Continue for another 1.3 kilometres crossing 2 mini roundabouts and turn right onto 'Avenue du 18 Juin'. LE TOUQUET-PARIS PLAGE COMMUNAL CEMETERY is 200 metres further along on the right hand side. The commonwealth plot is near the entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Press Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Remembered by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Press Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Remembered by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 483 of 1058.
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.. DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Memorial– The Memorial at Festubert France was unveilded and dedicated on 23 Oct 2011 to commemorate the actions of the 15th Battalion CEF (48th Highlanders of Canada) on 20 May 1915 during the Battle of Festubert.  Photo by BGen (ret) G Young and submitted by Capt (ret) V Goldman of the 15th Battalion Memorial Project.
  • Close up of Memorial– The Memorial at Festubert France was unveilded and dedicated on 23 Oct 2011 to commemorate the actions of the 15th Battalion CEF (48th Highlanders of Canada) on 20 May 1915 during the Battle of Festubert.  Photo by BGen (ret) G Young and submitted by Capt (ret) V Goldman of the 15th Battalion Memorial Project.
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Formation patch of the 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders) C.E.F.

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