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Farrow, F.


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Lindsay, Sept. 15 (Special)—Three men well known in Lindsay district have been reported killed in action while serving with the Canadian forces in France.


Mrs. Livinia Barnsley, of Cambridge St. South, received word that her son, Leonard Barnsley, was killed in France. Pte. Barnsley enlisted with the Dufferin and Haldimand Regiment and received his training at Camp Borden, Stratford and Niagara-on-the-Lake. He went overseas in September, 1941.


Relatives in Lindsay were informed that Sgt. Foster Farrow was killed in France. Sgt. Farrow came to Canada from England several years ago and was employed on a farm prior to his enlistment with the 45th Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery, in 1939.


Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kelso, of Bobcaygeon, received word that their son, Pte. John G. Kelso, aged 27, was killed in action. Pte. Kelso was employed by the Bankfield Gold Mines in Kirkland Lake before enlisting with Algonquin Regiment of Canada. He went overseas in 1942 and was transferred to the Royal Regiment of Canada. He was a member of the Bobcaygeon Junior Hockey team and is survived by his parents and five brothers.


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C 26372
Foster Farrow
Janetville, Ontario

Foster Farrow of Janetville, Ontario who was engaged in farming in that district before the war, enlisted in the Canadian Army in October 1939. He entered the Royal Canadian Artillery when he joined the 45th Bty. R.C.A. at Lindsay with the rank of Gunner. He trained at Lindsay, Petawawa Camp, Ontario.


He was moved in Canada from these to Tracadie, N.B. and Sussex, N.B. Foster Farrow went overseas on 23 September 1941. In England he transferred to the 12th Bty. 7th Canadian Fld. Regt.


He saw action with the army against the enemy in France and Holland. He was killed in action in France on 8 August 1944, at the age of 28.


Foster Farrow is a brother of Victor Marsland, Lindsay.

Notes:

Leonard Ross Barnsley (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada) died on 05 August 1944

Foster Farrow (Royal Canadian Artillery) died on 08 August 1944

John Gordon Kelso (Royal Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C.) died on 24 August 1944
Date of Publication:
15 Sep 1944
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Leonard Ross Barnsley ; Leonard Barnsley ; Foster Farrow ; John Gordon Kelso ; John Kelso
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World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
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Farrow, F.


C 26372
Foster Farrow
Janetville, Ontario

Foster Farrow of Janetville, Ontario who was engaged in farming in that district before the war, enlisted in the Canadian Army in October 1939. He entered the Royal Canadian Artillery when he joined the 45th Bty. R.C.A. at Lindsay with the rank of Gunner. He trained at Lindsay, Petawawa Camp, Ontario.


He was moved in Canada from these to Tracadie, N.B. and Sussex, N.B. Foster Farrow went overseas on 23 September 1941. In England he transferred to the 12th Bty. 7th Canadian Fld. Regt.


He saw action with the army against the enemy in France and Holland. He was killed in action in France on 8 August 1944, at the age of 28.


Foster Farrow is a brother of Victor Marsland, Lindsay.