Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Daniel James Hartney

In memory of
Warrant Officer Class I
Daniel James Hartney
January 3, 1943

Military Service:

Service Number:
R/70719
Age:
23
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Canadian Air Force
Citation(s):
1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Staf, Africa Star and Clasp, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, Pilots Flying Badge 15-July-1941.

Additional Information:

Born:
December 17, 1919 Drinkwater, Saskatchewan

Son of John J. and Bridget (née Gainey) Hartney, of Drinkwater, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 168 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
MALTA MEMORIAL , Malta
Grave Reference:
Panel 10, Column 2.
Location:
The MALTA MEMORIAL is situated in the area of Floriana and is easily identified by the Golden Eagle which surmounts the column. It stands outside the King's Gate, the main entrance to Valletta. The Memorial takes the form of a column fifteen metres high of travertine marble from Tivoli in the Sabine Hills near Rome, incised with a a light reticulated pattern and surmounted by a gilded bronze eagle two metres high. The column stands on a circular base around which the names are commemorated on bronze panels. The MALTA MEMORIAL, built on a site generously provided by the Government of Malta, commemorates those who lost their lives whilst serving with the Commonwealth Air Forces flying from bases in Austria, Italy, Sicily, islands of the Adriatic and Mediterranean, Malta, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, West Africa, Yugoslavia and Gibraltar, and who have no known grave. The bravery of the people of the island of Malta between the years 1940 - 1942 was honoured with the unique award of the George Cross.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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