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Ian George Armour McNaughton

In memory of:

Squadron Leader Ian George Armour McNaughton

June 23, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

C/1482

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

61 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of General Andrew A. G. L. McNaughton and Mrs. Mabel C. S. McNaughton (nee Weir), of Ottawa, Ontario. Graduate Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 98 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

1. F. 4.

Location:

Sage is a village 24 km south of Oldenburg, a town 43 km west of Bremen and 28 km north of the main road from Bremen to Holland. The cemetery lies 2 km south of the village on the west side of the road to Osnabruck. From the A1 Bremen/Munster motorway visitors should leave at the Wildeshousen Nord junction and take 213 following signs for Alhorn and Oldenburg. After 8 km and immediately after the village of Alhorn turn right at the roundabout and follow signs for Oldenburg along the Oldenburgerstrasse. The cemetery lies on the left hand side of the road 4 km from Alhorn.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Squadron Leader Ian George Armour McNaughton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Squadron Leader Ian George Armour McNaughton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Vancouver Sun. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Montreal Gazette. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2588 Squadron Leader Ian George Armour McNaughton (RMC 1937) was the son of General Andrew A. G. L. McNaughton and Mrs. Mabel C. S. McNaughton (nee Weir), of Ottawa, Ontario. He was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force 61 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. He died on June 23, 1942 at 22 years of age. He was buied in the Sage War Ceremony in Germany.
  • Stained Glass Window– In Yeo Hall Chapel at the Royal Military College of Canada a stained glass memorial window is `Dedicated to the memory of our beloved son S/L Ian G.A. McNaughton, R.C.A.F., RMC 2588. He was born 6 Nov. 1919. He was the son of General Andrew A. G. L. McNaughton and Mrs. Mabel C. S. McNaughton (nee Weir), of Ottawa, Ontario. He was a graduate of Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He was killed in action over Germany, 23 June 1942. 

Ephesians 6:11  “Put on the whole armour of god”… so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes. 

In loving memory of  No. 2609 Flight Lieutenant Ian Macdonnell Sutherland-Brown. R.I.P.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2588 Squadron Leader Ian George Armour McNaughton (RMC 1937) was the son of General Andrew A. G. L. McNaughton and Mrs. Mabel C. S. McNaughton (nee Weir), of Ottawa, Ontario. He was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force 61 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. He died on June 23, 1942 at 22 years of age. He was buied in the Sage War Ceremony in Germany.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Memorial to Ian G. A. McNaughton, son of Genl. Andrew G.L McNaughton CEF/WW2 and Mabel (nee Weir; sibling to Andrew R.L. McNaughton, Bgdr-Genl. Edward M D Leslie, sisters Leslie A Sykes and late Christina Pauline Stuart McDougall.
In St. Raphael Roman Catholic Chapel Yeo Hall Royal Military College of Canada
  • Memorial Stairs– memorial stair, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Arch– Memorial arch, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

2588 Squadron Leader Ian George Armour McNaughton (RMC 1937) was the son of General Andrew A. G. L. McNaughton and Mrs. Mabel C. S. McNaughton (nee Weir), of Ottawa, Ontario. He was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario. He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force 61 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. He died on June 23, 1942 at 22 years of age. He was buied in the Sage War Ceremony in Germany.

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