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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Leslie John Tame

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Leslie John Tame

January 21, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


June 30, 1909
East Hanney, United Kingdom


May 29, 1942
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of John and Mabel Tame, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 569 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 3. Plot 23. Lot 6.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of LESLIE JOHN TAME– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Claresholm airfield memorial 1 

Flight Sergeant Tame (Instructor - RCAF R/166793), Pilot Officer Sutton (Pilot - RAF 195512) and Leading Aircraftman Vidler (Student - RAAF 118598) were killed when RCAF Anson 8627 from 15 SFTS at Claresholm collided with a ferry cable suspended 25 feet above the ice near Bassano, Alberta during a low level navigational exercise
  • Memorial– Claresholm airfield memorial 2

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