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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Francis Michael Scandiffio

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Francis Michael Scandiffio

July 15, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/88799

Age:

30

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

#21 Ferry Control

Additional Information


Born:

December 24, 1913

Brother of Warrant Officer 2nd Class (Navigator) Thomas Peter Scandiffio, killed in action 16 June 1943.

Commemorated on Page 437 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

5. B. 15.

Location:

DELHI WAR CEMETERY is about 11 kilometres from New Delhi, on the eastern outskirts of Delhi Cantonment and occupies a flat rectangular site adjoining the existing Cantonment Cemetery. It has an imposing entrance of Grey Dholpur Stone, within which is one part of the Dual Memorial to 25,000 men of the Army and Air Force of Undivided India who died during the 1939-45 War while on service in non-operational zones. When visiting the DELHI WAR CEMETERY from New Delhi proceed to Delhi Cantonment via Sardar Patel Road to Dhaula Kuan roundabout, then continue along the ring road to Brar Square, over the level crossing, then continue for 1 kilometre along Cemetery Road, the cemetery is on the right hand side. The first Commonwealth War Graves Commission direction sign is on the Dhaula Kuan roundabout and the second on Brar Square just before the railway crossing.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of FRANCIS MICHAEL SCANDIFFIO– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star October 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star October 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Frank in Alicante, Spain 1932
  • Photo of Francis Scandiffio– Frank's plane
  • Photo of Francis Scandiffio– Frank's plane
  • Letter– Frank's Christmas Letter home to Nonna Scandiffio.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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