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Barrington Farr Cleeton

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Barrington Farr Cleeton

June 25, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/12234

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

63 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Alfred J. and Lois Cleeton, of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 275 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 WAR CEMETERY
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

XI.K.26.

Location:

The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. Bayeux War Cemetery is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town, on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware. Bayeux is an ancient and historic town of Normandy. Its cathedral was the seat of Bishop Odon, half-brother of William the Conqueror, who took part in the invasion of England; and in it is the tomb of an English soldier of the Hundred Years' War. Bayeux was the first French town of importance to be liberated from the Germans in June 1944. On the opposite side of the road stands the Bayeux Memorial to 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Barrington Farr Cleeton– F Lt. Barrington Farr Cleeton, in uniform
  • Ligther– Lighter belonging to Ft L Barrington Farr Cleeton which is on display at Juno Beach Centre, France
  • Photo of Barrington Farr Cleeton– Colour photo of F Lt Barrington Farr Cleeton, in uniform
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Bayeux War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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