Language selection


Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Evans Farrell Ashdown

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Evans Farrell Ashdown

January 10, 1952
Fraserwood, Manitoba

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


No. 2 Flying Training School

Additional Information


April 14, 1918
Rossduff, Saskatchewan


May 9, 1940
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Alexander and Florence Ashdown. Husband of Shirley Vera Ashdown. Father of Shirley Barbara, Richard Alec, and Katherine Lois. Brother of Daniel, Roy and Lorayne.

Commemorated on Page 30 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Grave 2412


The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Digital Collection

Send us your images

  • Photo of Evans Farrell Ashdown
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Headstone in Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery, Winnipeg, MB
  • Grave Marker– Headstone is in WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY, Manitoba

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual War Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us. For inquiries regarding the names and information found in the RCMP Honour Roll, please email the RCMP.

Date modified: