Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Howard Earl Dabbs

In memory of
Pilot Officer
Howard Earl Dabbs
December 7, 1942

Military Service:

Service Number:
Air Force
Royal Canadian Air Force
101 (R.A.F.) Sqdn
Honours and Awards:
Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information:

Son of William L. Dabbs and Florence D. Dabbs, of Daysland, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 68 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

CAREW (ST. MARY) NEW CHURCHYARD ; Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
Grave Reference:
Row B. Grave 4.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Memorial Service – Memorial service held for Flight Sergeant William Herbert Stewart and Pilot Officer Howard Dabbs.
  • Photo of Howard Earl Dabbs – Howard, graduation day.
  • Memorial Cairn – Memorial Cairn commemorating Pilot Officer H E Dabbs of the Royal Canadian Air Force.  Dabbs Lake was named after him and it was dedicated to him on September 16, 2001. The name of this lake was bestowed by the Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names (now the Geographical Names Board of Canada).  The Memorial Cairns Project was conducted by the Airman's Memorial Cairns Committee, Royal Canadian Legion, McGrane Branch No 28, Lac La Biche, Alberta.
  • Newspaper Clipping – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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