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Alexander Gordon Dickie

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Alexander Gordon Dickie

April 10, 1944
Filskov, Denmark

Military Service


Service Number:

J/9270

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

100 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

October 5, 1920
Toronto, Ontario

Commemorated on Page 290 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:

A. 13. 25.

Location:

Esbjerg is a port in south-western Jutland. ESBJERG (FOURFELT) CEMETERY is about 3 kilometres to the north of the town, off the road to Hjerting, along the Gravlundvej.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Alexander Gordon Dickie is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Alexander Gordon Dickie 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
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star April 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star May 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Alexander Gordon Dickie– J9270 Flight lieutenant Alexander G. Dickie
Born 05-10-20
Former student of Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute (Toronto)
  • Photo of Alexander Dickie– Photo #2 taken from Dickie's pers file in the Canadian Archives.
Source:Library & Archives Canada RG24 Vol 25206 via R. W. Whitehouse
  • Photo of Alexander Dickie– Photo #1 taken from Dickie's pers file in the Canadian Archives.
Source:Library & Archives Canada RG24 Vol 25206 via R. W. Whitehouse
  • Group Photo– On the night that Dickie's plane crashed, only he and Art Price were killed.  White evade back to England with the help of the Danish underground.  The rest of the crew were POW's for the rest of the war.
Source of Picture Soren Flenstead via Finn Buch (Denmark)
  • School Registration Card– School Registration Card 
This card was penned by Dickie on his entrance into LPCI.  The notations at the bottom are by the office staff on word of his death.
  • Letter– Crash report on Lancaster 675(Dickie's) from the Dutch organization Bomber Command Search (Christel & Ger Boogmans) using both British and German sources.
  • Letter (2)– Page 2 of the Crash report on Lancaster 675 (Dickie).
  • Document– F/Sgt. Lamb made this statement to the Senior Officer at his POW camp.  It was passed on to the RCAF  This is exerpted from F/Lt Dickies Pers file at Library and Archives Canada.
  • Document (2)– F/Sgt White evade capture and made this statement to the RAF on his return to England from Sweden.

Source:Dickie Pers Files Library & Archives Canada
  • Document (3)– #3 Missing Research & Enquiry Unit filed this report on the crash in 1946.

Source:Dickie Pers file
Library & Archives Canada
  • Document (4)– Page 2 of MREU report (1946)

Source:Dickie Pers file
Library & Archives Canada
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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