BARNES, REGINALD HOWARD

Birthdate
Birthplace
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Age
21
Parents
Son of Reginald Thomas Barnes and Minnie Gardiner Barnes of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Religion
Church of England
Occupation
Multigraph operator
Service number
Canadian officiers don't provide a service number
Engagement
1942-05-22
Disembarked
1944-08-17, France
Date of death
1944-10-26
Died
Killed in action, Netherlands
Force
Rank
Awards
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.
Plot 2 | Row D | Grave 3

"IN LIFE, LOVED AND HONOURED IN DEATH LOVED AND REMEMBERED"

Military grave
Additional info

1942-11-23: Confirmed rank of Cpl.

1942-12-09: Promoted to the rank of A/Sgt.

1942-12-14:
Young man of 19 years, of athletic build (6' and 155 lb,), he is a healty, straightforward young man of good appearance and high Army ability. He states that he has always enjoyed excellent health, and that his parents do also. His father is a Captain at The Canadian Army Trades School, Hamilton. His former hobbies included stamp collecting and model plane building. He likes a sociable drink and smokes moderately. Reads considerably, mostly novels by prominent writers, and appears to be an intelligent, aggressive young man. Has competed in numerous field events, and at present is 1 mile running champion of Q.O.R. (Queen's Own Rifles). Drives a car, and can make running repairs. This man is at present an A/Sgt., and is very well satisfied with this work with Q.O.R. Appears to be excellent Officer material, as he is young, intelligent, aggressive, combatant type.

1943-05-15: Promoted to the rank of 2nd Lieut.

1943-06-19: Qualified and promoted to the rank of Lieut. (Infantry) Canadian Army.

1943-07-21: Qualified as Driver Class III.

Killed in action during the liberation of Oostburg, Netherlands.

BARNES, REGINALD HOWARD

Military Graves Queen's Own Rifles, Dunnepolder, Zeeland, Netherlands.
Military Graves Queen's Own Rifles, Dunnepolder, Zeeland, Netherlands.