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Kenneth Gerald Spooner

In memory of:

Leading Aircraftman Kenneth Gerald Spooner

May 14, 1943
Lake Erie, Ontario

Military Service


Service Number:

R/179314

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Citation(s):

The following details are given in the London Gazette of 13th June, 1944:- Awarded the George Cross for most conspicuous gallantry in carrying out hazardous work in a very brave manner. (Posthumous) Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45.

Honours and Awards:

George Cross

Additional Information


Born:

May 24, 1922
Smiths Falls, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 31, 1942
Montreal, Quebec

Son of late Gerald and Irene Mary (nee Majerison) Craig of Smiths Falls, Ontario. Brother of Gordon, Lloyd, and half brother of Douglas and Isabel Craig.

Commemorated on Page 215 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SMITHS FALLS (HILLCREST) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Plot 225. Row 15.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of KENNETH GERALD SPOONER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • George Cross– The George Cross
  • Photo of Kenneth Spooner
  • Grave marker
  • Photo of Kenneth Gerald Spooner
  • Newspaper clipping– Moose Jaw Times Herald Newspaper Clipping for June 23, 1943
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Montreal Gazette. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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