Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Francis Edward James Day

In memory of:

Corporal Francis Edward James Day

June 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

632267

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Day of Winona, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 607 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

X.B.1.

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.

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  • Grave Marker– Bayeux War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Entrance– Bayeux War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Bayeux War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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