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Philip Rex Myrick

In memory of:

Flying Officer Philip Rex Myrick

February 9, 1945

Norway

Military Service


Service Number:

J/35788

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

404 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Willard R. and Edna C. Myrick, of Tillsonburg, Ontario. Brother of Pilot Officer John Frederick Myrick, Royal Canadian Air Force, killed in action on 11 August 1942.

Commemorated on Page 549 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HAUGESUND (ROSSEBO) VAR FRELSERS CEMETERY.
Norway

Grave Reference:

British Plot. F. 15.

Location:

The War Graves plot is maintained by the Municipality of Haugesund and the Cross of Sacrifice stands in a central position. The plot contains 44 graves, 9 of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The majority of the graves were concentrated here at the end of hostilities from nine out-lying places around this area.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of PHILIP REX MYRICK– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of PHILIP REX MYRICK– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Philip Myrick– Photo of Pilot Philip Rex Myrick and his Navigator Claude Berges.
  • Photo of Phillip Myrick
  • Group photo– Photo taken in Scotland end of October 1944 at 132 East Fortune, near Edinburgh, O.T.U Training Unit.

Top Row:  3rd from left ¿ P/O Claude Berges

Pilot Officer (Navigator) Claude Gerald Berges J/95209, age 25, son of Eugene and Edith Berges, husband of Hilda Mary Berges, of Quebec City


Second Row:  3rd from left -  F/O O. W. Knight, Hugh Lynch and F/O Rex Myrick

Flying Officer (Navigator) Oswald Wellington Knight J/36373, age 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Knight; husband of Doreen B. Knight, of Saskatoon and Vancouver, B.C.

Flying Officer (Pilot) Hugh Charles Lynch J/35785, age 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Lynch, Mallorytown, Ontario.

Flying Officer (Pilot) Philip Rex Myrick J/35788, age 22, son of Willard R. and Edna C. Myrick, of  Tillsonburg, Ontario
  • 404 Sqdn Beau fighter
  • Memorial
  • Memorial– This memorial is located in Norway.
  • Biography
  • Biography (Page 2)
  • Photo of Jack Myrick– Photo of brother, P/O Jack Myrick, Wireless Air Gunner on Halifax aircraft shot down in the sea off Denmark August 11, 1942.  He is buried in Fourfelt Cemetery, Denmark.
Courtesy of sister Betty Myrick Russell.
  • Cemetery– (photographer Arthur Toppe, Norway; courtesy of Peter Smee, England)

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