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Arthur Ernest Charron

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Arthur Ernest Charron

April 24, 1942
Valletta, Malta

Military Service


Service Number:

R/54061

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

148th Sqn (RAF)

Additional Information


Born:

May 11, 1921
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 22, 1940
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of André Ernest Charron and Georgiana Reid, of Ottawa, Ontario. Husband of Doris Jane Carscadden. Father of Judith Anne Charron.

He was a Lance Corporal, Service Number 522, with the 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards in Ottawa, Ontario, from February 1, 1938 to June 18, 1941.

He served in Canada, Great Britain, Egypt and Malta. He had 673 days of service, including 386 days overseas.

He died of wounds sustained on April 24, 1942 during a German air raid on Valletta, Malta.

Commemorated on Page 64 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Prot. Sec. (Men's). Plot F. Coll. grave 99.

Location:

The Cemetery is about 2 kilometres south-east of Rinella, a bay and hamlet opposite Valletta across the mouth of the Grand Harbour and on the southern outskirts of the village of Kalkara. Just before entering Kalkara on the main bus route, the Cemetery is signposted along the road "Triq Santa Liberta" to the street of "Triq San Leonarda" and "Triq Santa Rokku" where the Cemetery is located. On 'Google Maps' this cemetery is indicated as Kalkara Military Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Evaluation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– 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
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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