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Fred Everest Banbury

In memory of:

Captain Fred Everest Banbury

April 1, 1918

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

209th Squadron

Citation(s):

Distinguished Service Cross (posthumous)

Additional Information


Born:

October 27, 1893
Wolseley, Saskatchewan

Son of Robert S. and Susannah B. Banbury, of Regina, Saskatchewan.

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:
Grave Reference:

III. E. 5.

Location:

Hazebrouck is a town lying about 56 kilometres south-east of Calais and is easily reached from Calais or Boulogne. The HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the south-western outskirts of the town. From the Grand place in Hazebrouck follow the D.916 Bethune road. Traverse the first set of traffic lights and the HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY is 200 metres further on the right hand side of the road as indicated by a signpost. The cemetery lies immediately inside the entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour Roll– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of Fred Banbury– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • The Soliders' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto was built in 1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Their names are carved on the Memorial Screen.  Photo:  K. Parks.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Inscription– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower.  The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who died in the Great War. Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room. Bell XXII is dedicated:  "The Alumni Association and friends of Victoria College" and Bell XXIII: "University College Alumni Association". Photo courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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