Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Arnold Billings

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Robert Arnold Billings

December 28, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/86945

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

14 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Walter Russell Billings and Edith M. Billings, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 136 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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ROBERT ARNOLD BILLINGS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ROBERT ARNOLD BILLINGS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Id Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Robert Billings– Robert Arnold Billings. Photo published in the yearbook of Course 39, No. 4 Air Observer School, Crumlin, Ontario, 1942.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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