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James William Killey

In memory of:

Company Quarter Master Sergeant James William Killey

December 24, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

B/63626

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of John and Minnie Killey, of Toronto, husband of Beatrice C. Killey, of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 34 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (PINE HILLS) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. K. Grave 38.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of James William Killey– CQMS William Killey served with the Queen's Own Rifles through the Depression years and "went active" in 1940 when the regiment was mobilized for overseas service.  He served in Newfoundland and was sent back to the 2nd Reserve Battalion in Toronto because of health issues.
  • Gravemarker– Captain Craig Cameron took this photo of CQMS Killey's gravemarker in 1997.
  • Photo 2 of Grave marker– James Killey grave marker at Pine Hills Cemetery, Toronto. (Photo by Murt Howell)

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