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Dalton Arnold Turner

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Dalton Arnold Turner

July 9, 1943
Cologne, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

R/111837

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

106 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp. Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings in recognition of gallant service in action against the enemy, the 22 August 1946.

Additional Information


Born:

November 13, 1920
Carleton Place, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 28, 1941
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of John Steven and Zephir (Zephyr) Victoria (nee Weir) Turner of Carleton Place, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 222 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CAMBRAI (ROUTE DE SOLESMES) COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

Plot L. Row B. Grave 14.

Location:

Cambrai is a town about 32 kilometres south-east of Arras on the main straight road to Le Cateau. The CAMBRAI(ROUTE DE SOLESMES)COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Cambrai inner ring road take the D942, Solesmes road, for approximately 1.1 kilometres. The War Graves may be found in the Communal Cemetery, on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of DALTON ARNOLD TURNER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Dalton Arnold Turner is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Dalton Arnold Turner 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

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