Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Clement Francis Amedee Cantin

In memory of
Flying Officer
Clement Francis Amedee Cantin
October 9, 1942

Military Service:

Service Number:
J/7452
Age:
23
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Canadian Air Force
Division:
213 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information:

Son of Amedee J. and Julienne M. Cantin (1960 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of McCreary, Manitoba.

Brother of Flying Officer Maurice Raoul Cantin, deceased November 26, 1943 and Private Wilfred Cantin deceased November 4, 1940.

Commemorated on Page 62 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL , Egypt
Grave Reference:
Column 263.
Location:
Alamein is a village which is bypassed by the main coast road approximately 130 kilometres west of Alexandria on the way to Mersa Matruh. The first Commission road direction sign is located just beyond the Alamein police checkpoint and all cemetery visitors should turn off from the main road onto the old coast road, which is parallel to the former. The cemetery and the ALAMEIN MEMORIAL both lie beyond the ridge. Road direction signs are in place approximately 25 metres before the low metal gates and stone wing walls which are situated centrally at the road edge at the head of the access path which leads down through the memorial building and into the cemetery. The Cross of Sacrifice feature may be seen from the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of Clement Cantin – One of eleven members of the same family serving during WW11

Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Cantin Family – Top to Bottom Row 1 Noel, Wilfred, Clement, Row 2 Marie, Maurice, Nivon, Amadee Row 3 Lionel, Joseph, Albert  


Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Julienne & Amedee Cantin – Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin By Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Julienne Cantin – National Silver Cross Mother 1960 
Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Winnipeg Free Press – Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Winnipeg Free Press 


Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Winnipeg Free Press 


Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Winnipeg Free Press 


Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Winnipeg Free Press 
Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Winnipeg Free Press
Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Winnipeg Free Press 


Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Newspaper Clipping Winnipeg Free Press 


Submitted with permission of Albert Cantin 
By Operation Picture Me

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