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Evan John Baynes

In memory of:

Lieutenant Evan John Baynes

June 26, 1918

Military Service


Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

42nd Wing (Deseronto),

Additional Information


Son of Arthur Evan and Harriet Clara Baynes, of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 583 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OSHAWA UNION CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot 414. North. Presbyterian.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of June 28, 1918. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist60y174uvic/mode/1up?view=theater. Note that the observer trainee who was injured in the airplane crash is actually Chester Lloyd Foote.
  • Oshawa War Memorial– The Oshawa Ontario War Memorial (1924) was named "The Garden of the 
Unforgotten".  This elaborate memorial was set with stones from each Great 
War Allied Nation and from the battlefields where Canadians fought.  A pair 
of electric torches were to remain burning, and a copper time capsule box 
with artifacts from 1924 was buried under the memorial.  In 2002 the 
Memorial Park was redeveloped and today the park incorporates beautiful 
gardens. A plaque explaining the redevelopment states:  "Memorial Park is 
regarded as hallowed ground for quiet meditation, the enjoyment of music, 
and especially for honouring our men and women who served in armed 
conflicts".
  • 1914-1918 Memorial Plaque– This memorial is located in Oshawa, Ontario.

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