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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Stanley Bascom

In memory of:

Leading Aircraftman Charles Stanley Bascom

December 3, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/149140

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

413 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 244 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

3. AB. 4.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
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  • Photo of Charles Stanley Bascom– Charles Stanley Bascom, was born May 12, 1920 in Stirling, Alberta, the son of former Utah lawman John W. Bascom and Ada Romeril Bascom. Charles joined the Royal Canadian Air Force, working as an airplane mechanic, stationed near Columbo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).  He died on Dec. 3, 1944 having saved one airman's life from drowning but dying trying to save another.
  • Photo of CHARLES STANLEY BASCOM– Bascom, Charles Stanley R149140

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