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James Chaney Palms

In memory of:

Lieutenant James Chaney Palms

August 19, 1942


Dieppe, France

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Essex Scottish Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

September 25, 1918
Detroit, Michigan

Enlistment:

July 3, 1940
Windsor, Ontario

Son of Francis and Emeline Chaney Palms of Detroit, Michigan, United States. Nephew of Mr. H. Chaney, of Portland, Oregon, United States.

Commemorated on Page 104 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:

D. 11.

Location:

From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Telegram– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES CHANEY PALMS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES CHANEY PALMS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES CHANEY PALMS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES CHANEY PALMS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES CHANEY PALMS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of James Chaney Palms– Lt James C Palms Son of Mr and Mrs Francis Palms of Detroit, Michigan. Killed in Action at Dieppe.
  • Photo of James Chaney Palms– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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