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Hugh Joseph McArthur

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class I Hugh Joseph McArthur

December 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/93176

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Joseph John and Margaret L. McArthur, of Midland, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 381 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHESTER (BLACON) CEMETERY
Cheshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. A. Grave 981.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of HUGH JOSEPH MCARTHUR– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Hugh J. McArthur– With two tours of duty under his belt and orders to return to Canada, he was called on to make one last mission. The mission was short one crew member. This turned out to be his last flight. He had been engaged to a British women and when he died she returned the engagement ring to Hugh's Mother. Fifty-five years later while she was visiting Canada the family gave the ring back to her.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Clipping from Midland High School year book listing those killed in the war.
  • Newspaper Clipping #2– Newspaper clipping
  • Photo of Hugh Joseph McArthur– In memory of the students from Midland High School who served during World War 11 and did not return. 

Photos submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me, on behalf of Midland Legion Branch 80 190 Queen St. Midland, Ontario.

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