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Albert Eugene Pourbaix

In memory of:

Flying Officer Albert Eugene Pourbaix

April 25, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15292

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

417 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Emile and Beulah Marie Pourbaix; husband of Marion Estelle Pourbaix, of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Graduate of Campion College, Regina.

Commemorated on Page 204 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
Egypt

Grave Reference:

Column 271.

Location:

Alamein is a village which is bypassed by the main coast road approximately 130 kilometres west of Alexandria on the way to Mersa Matruh. The first Commission road direction sign is located just beyond the Alamein police checkpoint and all cemetery visitors should turn off from the main road onto the old coast road, which is parallel to the former. The cemetery and the ALAMEIN MEMORIAL both lie beyond the ridge. Road direction signs are in place approximately 25 metres before the low metal gates and stone wing walls which are situated centrally at the road edge at the head of the access path which leads down through the memorial building and into the cemetery. The Cross of Sacrifice feature may be seen from the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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