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GREAT BIRCHAM CEMETERY - CANADIAN GRAVES

World War 1 - Detailed Information
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Transcribed and photographed by Carolynn & Clare Langley.  Researched by Lynda Smith - 2003

CALLIN Harold John

Flight Lieutenant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) J/11454.  524 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died on 1st September 1944.  Aged 23.  Son of Philip and Jane Callin; husband of Kathleen Callin, of Tingley, Yorkshire. Plot 1. Row 4. Grave 10.

FLIGHT SERGEANT
H.J. CALLIN
WIRELESS OPERATOR/ AIR GUNNER. ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE.
1st SEPTEMBER 1944
Age 23.
TIME HEALS THEY SAY. MAYBE IT DOES. BUT MEMORY LINGERS AND SO DOES LOVE.

CAMPBELL Paul Brewer

Warrant Officer Class II (Pilot) R/99129.  415 Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died on 18th February 1943.  Son of Stephen and Jane Campbell, of Arthurette, New Brunswick, Canada. Plot 1. Row 4. Grave 17.

R 99129 WARRANT OFFICER 11
P.B. CAMPBELL
PILOT ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 18th FEBRUARY 1943
SON OF STEPHEN & JANE CAMPBELL OF ARTHURETTE NEW BRUNSWICK CANADA.

CREEDEN D.F.M. James Waldron

Pilot Officer (Pilot) J/15353.  407 Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died on 16th May 1942.  Aged 20. Son of James W. Creeden and Elsie E. Creeden, of Paris, Ontario, Canada.  Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 15.

PILOT OFFICER
L.W. CREEDON D.F.M.
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
16th MAY 1942 AGE 26.
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN,
AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.

EASTON James Albert

Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) R/52841.  407 Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died on 16th May 1942.  Aged 26.  Son of Albert and Margaret J. Easton, of Perth, Ontario, Canada.  Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 13.

54851 FLIGHT SERGEANT
J.A. EASTON
WIRELESS OPERATOR AIR GUNNER  
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
16th JULY 1942 Age 26.
IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY
OF OUR DEAR JIMMIE.

FARWELL Frank

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Aircraftman 2nd Class 1344159.  Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.  Died on 8th November 1941.  Aged 22.  Son of Lewis and lsabella Farwell, of Creston, Newfoundland.  Plot 1. Row 2. Grave 13.

AIRCRAFTMAN 2nd CL
F. FARWELL
ROYAL AIR FORCE
8th NOVEMBER 1941 Age 22.
GATHER MY SAINTS UNTO ME
THAT THEY HAVE MADE
A COVENANT WITH ME
BY SACRIFICE.

HOWSON Ralph King

Flying Officer C/8093.  407 Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died on 16th May 1942.  Aged 26.   Son of Thomas Albert and Gertrude Howson, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 14.

R.A. HOWSON
FLYING OFFICER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
26th MAY 1942
Age 26.

KIPPEN 

Pilot Officer (Air Obs.) J/7208.  407 Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died on 16th May 1942.  Aged 25.  Son of Angus Wilmer and Charlotte May Kippen, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. B.A. (University of Toronto).  Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 16.

PILOT OFFICER
A.R. KIPPEN
OBSERVER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
25th MAY 1942 Age 25.
NOW WE SEE THROUGH A GLASS
DARKLY AND THEN FACE TO FACE.
1.Cor.13:12.

LEFTLY Nelson

Flight Sergeant (Air Obs.) R/54052.  405 Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died 8th April 1942.  Aged 28. Son of William Frederick and Eliza Mary Leftly; husband of Dorothy Leftly, of Mount Florida, Glasgow. His brother, Emerson Masher Leftly, also died on service.  Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 9.

R.54052 FLIGHT SERGEANT
N. LEFTLEY
OBSERVER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
8th APRIL 1942 Age 23
BROTHER OF EMERSON M LEFTLEY
LOST HIS LIFE IN AN AIR OPERATION
NOVEMBER 1941.

LOATES Henry George

Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) 617644.  61 Sqdn. Royal Air Force.  Died 2nd March 1941.  Aged 25.  Son of Herbert George Loates, and of Elizabeth Loates, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Canada.   Plot 1. Row 1. Grave 19.

617644 SERGEANT
H.G. LOATES
OF CANADA
WIRELESS OPERATOR/ AIR GUNNER
ROYAL AIR FORCE
2nd MARCH 1944 AGE 25
NOT DEAD TO US WHO LOVED HIM
NOT LOST BUT GONE BEFORE
HE LIES WITH US IN MEMORY
AND WILL FOR EVER MORE

MAFFRE Kenneth Reginald

Flying Officer (Air Obs.) J/7205.  415 Sqdn..  Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died 18th February 1943.  Aged 24. Son of Frederick Reginald and Violet Ethel Maffre, of Outremont, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada. Plot 1. Row 4. Grave 19.

FLYING OFFICER
K.F. MAFFRE
OBSERVER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
18th FEBRUARY 1943
Age 24.

MANSER Raymond Earl

Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) R/115267.  180 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died 26th May 1943.  Aged 21.  Son of Henry and Lauretta Manser, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; husband of Lillian Ruth Manser (nee Dennis), of Toronto.  Plot 1. Row 4. Grave 15.

R 11 5267
FLIGHT SERGEANT
R. E. MANSER
WIRELESS OPERATOR / AIR GUNNER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
26th MAY 1943
Age 21.

McPHEE Allan Jeremiah

Flight Sergeant (Air Gnr.) R/75116.  97 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died 14th July 1942.  Aged 23. Son of James McPhee, and of Gladys McPhee, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 7.

75116 FLIGHT SERGEANT
A.J. McPHEE
GUNNER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
4th JULY 1942 Age 23
GODS GREATEST GIFT
REMEMBRANCE.

NIBLOCK Zina Manford

Warrant Officer (W.Op./Air Gnr.) R/82624.   415 Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died 18th February 1943.  Aged 20.  Son of Zina Manford Niblock and Eva Blanche Niblock, of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  Plot 1. Row 4. Grave 18.

R 82624 WARRANT OFFICER 11
Z.M. NIBLOCK
WIRELESS OPERATOR / AIR GUNNER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
18th FEBRUARY 1943.   Age 20.
A PILOT NOW FOR GOD HE FLIES,
FROM STAR TO STAR.
IN PURPLE SKIES-
IN GRAND FORMATION.

PARKS Douglas Emanuel

Flight Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) R/65255.  407 Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died 16th May 1942.   Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 12.

R 65255 FLIGHT SERGEANT
D.E. PARKS
WIRELESS OPERATOR
AIR GUNNER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
16th MAY 1942.

PATRICK Alexander Granton

Flight Sergeant (Air Obs.) R/60348.  106 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died 28th January 1942.  Aged 22. Son of George L. Patrick and of Rose Anna L. Patrick, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  Plot 1. Row 2. Grave 5.

R. 60348 FLIGHT SERGEANT
A.G. PATRICK
OBSERVER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
28th JANUARY 1942 Age 22.
SO I WENT FORTH
AND FOUND THE HAND OF GOD
TROD GLADLY INTO THE NIGHT.

PATTERSON William

Flying Officer (Nav.) J/5299.  407 Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died 13th June 1942.  Aged 22.  Son of John Hall Patterson and of Jessie Ann Patterson, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.  Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 10.

FLYING OFFICER
W.G. PATTERSON
NAVIGATOR
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
18th JUNE 1942 Age 22.
TO MEMORY EVER DEAR.

PRINCE Gilbert James

Leading Aircraftman R/65372.  407 Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died 24th May 1942.  Aged 22.  Son of Malcolm and Mary Elizabeth Prince, of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 11.

65372 LDG AIRCRAFTMAN
C.J. PRINCE
CANADIAN AIR FORCE
24th MAY 1942 Age 22
IN EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE
FATHER, BROTHER and RELATIONS

THOMAS Arthur Roy

Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) R/64925.  407 Sqdn.  Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died 13th June 1942.  Aged 21.  Son of Walter E. Thomas and Blanche M. Thomas, of St. Andrews, Charlotte Co., New Brunswick, Canada.  Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 8.

64325 SERGEANT
A.R. THOMAS
WIRELESS OPERATOR/AIR GUNNER
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
13th JUNE 1942 Age 24
IN LOVING MEMORY
OF A DEAR SON.

VOKEY Reginald Ernest

Warrant Officer Class II (W.Op./Air Gnr.) R/56326.  415 Sqdn.  Royal Canadian Air Force.  Died 18th February 1943.  Aged 21.  Son of Ernest William and Elsa May Vokey, of Lachine, Province of Quebec, Canada.  Plot 1. Row 4. Grave 16.

R356326 W011
R.E. VOKEY
WIRELESS OPERATOR / AIR GUNNER.
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
18th FEBRUARY 1943 Age 21.
WHO MAKETH THE CLOUDS HIS CHARIOT.
WHO WALKETH UPON THE WINGS OF THE WAR.

WARD Richard

Pilot Officer (Pilot) 42471. 206 Sqdn. Royal Air Force.  Died 20th December 1940.  Aged 22.  Son of Allan Bradshaw Ward and Margaret Jean Ward, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His brother Allan also died on service.  Plot 1. Row 1. Grave 14.

PILOT OFFICER
R. WARD
PILOT
ROYAL AIR FORCE
20th DECEMBER 1940 AGE 22

HIS BROTHER ALLAN
LIEUTENANT CANADIAN ARMY
WAS KILLED IN FRANCE
26th JUNE 1944

7 November 2003

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