Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Barr Wicks

In memory of
Captain
Robert Barr Wicks
August 9, 1974
Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

Military Service:

Age:
39
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
424 Transport and Rescue Squadron
Citation(s):
Canadian Forces Decoration, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, United Nations Emergency Force Middle East - UNEFME, Dag Hammerskjöld Medal

Additional Information:

Born:
November 24, 1934 London, Ontario
Enlistment:
July 31, 1953

Husband of Inga Wicks and father of Stephen and Annalisa Wicks of Belleville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 161 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
CREMATION , *N/A*
Grave Reference:
Cremation

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of Robert Barr Wicks – Photo courtesy of National Defence.
  • Photo of Robert Barr Wicks – Photo courtesy of Gary Beaulieu.
  • Newspaper clipping – London Free Press  - August 10, 1974
  • Newspaper clipping – London Free Press  - August 10, 1974
  • Memorial – Memorial located at Buffalo Park, Garrison Green, Calgary, Alberta.
Photo credit - Canada Lands Company.
  • Inscription – Memorial located at Buffalo Park, Garrison Green, Calgary, Alberta.
Photo credit - Canada Lands Company.
  • Memorial – UNDOF Memorial: CFSCE Museum,CFB Kingston, Ontario.

Courtesy of Canadian Forces Joint Signal Regiment
  • Inscription

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