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Gilbert Fraser Barton

In memory of:

Private Gilbert Fraser Barton

April 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

246393

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 29, 1895
Glangarry, Ontario

Enlistment:

May 31, 1916
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Robert and Margaret S. Barton, of Vankleek Hill, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 364 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IX C. 6.

Location:

Wimereux is a small town situated about 5 kilometres north of Boulogne. From Boulogne take the A16 to Calais and come off at Junction 4. Take the road to Wimereux north, D242, for approximately 2 kilometres, following the road through the roundabout. Take the first turn on the left immediately after the roundabout and the WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY lies approximately 200 metres down this road on the left hand side. The Commonwealth War Graves are situated to the rear of the communal cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Press Clipping– Source:  Canada's Heroes in the Great World War / Cornwall, Alexandria, Vankleek Hill, Hawkesbury and Intermediate Points.  Edited by Noah J. Gareau. Memorial Edition / Volume I.  War Publications Limited, Ottawa, Ontario, 1921.
  • Circumstances of Death– 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 663 of 1058.
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Wimereux Communal Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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