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Roy Campbell Prince

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Roy Campbell Prince

August 3, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

J/9399

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

October 11, 1921
Cookstown, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 27, 1941
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Thomas and Annie Prince of Bradford, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 108 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
Egypt

Grave Reference:

Column 263.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ROY CAMPBELL PRINCE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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