Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alexander Crawford Cantley

In memory of
Sergeant
Alexander Crawford Cantley
April 17, 1943

Military Service:

Service Number:
R/73825
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Canadian Air Force
Division:
408 Sqdn.

Additional Information:

Son of Thomas and Janet Cantley (1978 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Montreal, Quebec.

His brother Charles Robin Cantley was died on September 13, 1944 while serving with the Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada.

Commemorated on Page 144 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
LOUPPY-LE-CHATEAU COMMUNAL CEMETERY ; Meuse, France
Grave Reference:
Grave 2.
Location:
Louppy-le-Chateau is a village and commune about 8 miles (13 kilometres) north-west of Bar-le-Duc and nearly 4.5 miles (7 kilometres) north-north-west of Venise a hamlet on the main road (N.394) from Bar-le-Duc to Reims (Marne). The nearest railway station with a reasonable service is Bar-le-Duc, on the Paris to Nancy line, where taxis are available. The cemetery is south-east of the village on the D.35 road to Venise. South of the memorial which stands in the centre of the cemetery are the graves of seven airmen. One belonged to the Royal Air Force and the other six to the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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