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John Glenn MacMaster

In memory of:

Flying Officer John Glenn MacMaster

December 9, 1942

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information

Son of James D. MacMaster and Donalda MacMaster, of Port Perry.

Commemorated on Page 93 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Plot V.T. Lot 87. Grave 3.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John MacMaster– MacMaster, John Glenn - Flying Officer. Born 27th April, 1922, at Port Perry, Ont. Educated at Port Perry. Entered the service of the Bank 4th July, 1938. Served at Port Perry. Enlisted 5th April, 1941, from that branch in R.C.A.F, Pilot Officer 1st December, 1941; Flying Officer in October, 1942. Trained at Toronto, Picton, Ont., Victoriaville, Que., Stanley and Moncton, N.B.; Charlottetown, P.E.I., and Pennfield Ridge, N.B. Posted to seaplane base at Dartmouth, N.S., in March, 1942. Transferred to Botwood, Nfld., and later to Shelburne, N.S., with Coastal Command.  Killed in a crash landing near Halifax 9th December, 1942. (Flying Officer MacMaster was a championship hockey player and yachtsman). From a memorial booklet prepared by the Canadian Bank of Commerce.
  • Photo of John MacMaster– In memory of the Fathers, Husbands and Sons of the Oshawa Branch of the Silver Cross Women of Canada. From their book titled Book of Remembrance which is held at the Oshawa Public Library.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOHN GLENN MACMASTER– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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