Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Pass Fargher

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II George Pass Fargher

October 4, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/67720

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

227 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Albert and Martha Fargher, of Windsor, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 72 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MALTA MEMORIAL
Malta

Grave Reference:

Panel 4, Column 2.

Location:

The MALTA MEMORIAL is situated in the area of Floriana and is easily identified by the Golden Eagle which surmounts the column. It stands outside the King's Gate, the main entrance to Valletta. The Memorial takes the form of a column fifteen metres high of travertine marble from Tivoli in the Sabine Hills near Rome, incised with a a light reticulated pattern and surmounted by a gilded bronze eagle two metres high. The column stands on a circular base around which the names are commemorated on bronze panels. The MALTA MEMORIAL, built on a site generously provided by the Government of Malta, commemorates those who lost their lives whilst serving with the Commonwealth Air Forces flying from bases in Austria, Italy, Sicily, islands of the Adriatic and Mediterranean, Malta, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, West Africa, Yugoslavia and Gibraltar, and who have no known grave. The bravery of the people of the island of Malta between the years 1940 - 1942 was honoured with the unique award of the George Cross.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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