BARR, REGINALD MAXWELL

Birthdate
Birthplace
Darling, Ontario, Canada
Age
23
Parents
Son of Robert Clifford and Rose Morrow Barr of Maberly, Ontario, Canada
Religion
United Church
Occupation
Labourer
Service number
C/33764
Engagement
1942-02-23, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Disembarked
1944-09-06, France
Date of death
1944-11-19
Died
Belgium, Drowned accidentally
Force
Rank
Awards
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, R.C.I.C.
Plot 10 | Row G | Grave 5

"THEY DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH A MAN MAY DIE FIGHTING FOR GOD AND LIBERTY"

Military grave
Additional info

Overseas on June 15, 1942 (as reinforcement for SDG&H).

Awarded One Good Conduct Badge on February 23, 1944.

Drowned on November 19, 1944. Body recovered from a canal in Gent, Belgium on December 20, 1944.

Brother Private Kenneth Barr (age 23) C/33763, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, R.C.I.C. Signed up 1 day earlier as Reginald and they went overseas on the same day. The brothers disembarked the same day in France. Kenneth was killed in action on February 24, 1945. Kenneth is buried at Groesbeek War Cemetery in the Netherlands. Plot 9, Row F, Grave 10.