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Vincent Harold Coyne

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Vincent Harold Coyne

December 28, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/90927

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Citation(s):

Pilot Flying Badge awarded on 19 June 1942.

Additional Information


Born:

October 26, 1917
Chesterville, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 1, 1941
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Peter Vincent and Mary (née McCloskey) Coyne, of Chesterville, Ontario, Canada. Brother of J.J., Les, Brian, Clifford, Kevin, Arnold and Rose.

Commemorated on the Chesterville Cenotaph.

Commemorated on Page 281 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot E. Row C. Grave 1.

Location:

Oran is an important seaport on the Algerian coast. LE PETIT LAC CEMETERY is situated on the south-eastern outskirts of Oran, about 4 kilometres from the Place Foch, in the centre of the town. The entrance is on the Avenue de Sidi Chami, where the road forks right to the Le Petit Lac. The United Kingdom and Commonwealth war plot lies about 180 metres from the entrance, on the right of the main path. The Cemetery Register is kept in the toolshed.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Vincent Coyne
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Vincent Harold Coyne– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping

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