Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Roland Clinton Bacon

In memory of:

Captain Roland Clinton Bacon

March 13, 1945

Monywam, Myanmar

Military Service


Service Number:

EC/9466

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Rajput Regiment

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 28, 1904
Amherst, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

September 23, 1942
Dehra Dun, India

Son of Clinton and Lillian Bacon. Husband of Elizabeth Pearl (née MacCrae) Bacon, of Amherst, Nova Scotia. B.A., B.D. (Mount Allison). He had four children. Captain Roland Bacon is comemorated on the headstone of his wife, Elizabeth Pearl Bacon (née MacCrae) who is buried in the cemetery at Big Baddeck, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. He is also commemorated on a War Memorial stain-glass window in the old Pine Hill Administration Building on the campus of the Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax, N.S. and on the War Memorial Plaque at Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 616 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY
Myanmar

Grave Reference:

18. D. 18.

Location:

TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY is outside Yangon (formerly Rangoon, Burma), near the airport and immediately adjoining the village of Taukkyan. It is on PY1 road (formerly Prome Road), about 35 kilometres north of the city from which it is easily accessible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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