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Philip Nairn Thompson Van Alstyne

In memory of:

Flying Officer Philip Nairn Thompson Van Alstyne

July 5, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/28800

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

424 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Earle Everton Van Alstyne and Marion Berenice Thompson Van Alstyne, husband of Margaret May Van Alstyne, of Meadowvale, Ontario.

Commemorated on the Brockville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School Roll of Honour.

Commemorated on Page 467 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOISSY-SOUS-ST. YON COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Essonne, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 2.

Location:

Boissy-sous-St. Yon is a village 28 kilometres south-south-east of Versailles, and 7 kilometres south-south-west of Arpajon. The cemetery is on the south side of the village at the end of a by-road leading from the road to the neighbouring village of Breuillet.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of PHILIP NAIRN THOMPSON VAN ALSTYNE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1943. 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
  • Memorial– Mr. VanAlstyne is honoured on the Churchville War Memorial
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Philip Nairn Thompson Van Alstyne is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Philip Nairn Thompson Van Alstyne is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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