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Douglas Joseph Farrell

In memory of:

Sergeant Douglas Joseph Farrell

January 28, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

127628

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of William Joseph and Mary Louise Farrell, of Colborne, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 158 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LINCOLN (NEWPORT) CEMETERY
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. G. Grave 339 South.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial Arch West– The names of those who died in the Second World War were added to the archway beneath the Soldiers' Tower in 1949. The name "FS D.J. FARRELL R.C.A.F." is among the names inscribed.
  • Memorial Room– Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto. Photo: David Pike, courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial Book– University of Toronto Memorial Book, Second World War 1939-1945. Edited by H. E. Brown, published by the Soldiers' Tower Committee, 1993. Entry on page 20 reads: "Sgt/Pilot Douglas Joseph Farrell 14 OTU, RCAF. Former student in Trinity College, Arts, 1939-40. Killed in a flying accident at RAF Station, Waddington, England, 28 January 1943. Buried in Newport Cemetery, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England."
  • Memorial Stele– This stone stele is located in the chapel at Trinity College in the University of Toronto. "AS DYING AND BEHOLD WE LIVE. TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THIS COLLEGE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE TWO GREAT WARS." The name of "D.J. FARRELL" is among those inscribed.
  • Memorial Scroll– This framed illuminated scroll, written in calligraphy, is entitled "Men and Women of Trinity College on Active Service. Met'Agona Stephanos". It hangs in the hallway outside the narthex of the chapel at Trinity College in the University of Toronto. Small symbols beside the names indicate men and women who are fallen, decorated, and prisoner of war. The list of names includes:  '43 Farrell, D.J. Photo: Cody Gagnon, courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Douglas Joseph Farrell is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Douglas Joseph Farrell is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of DOUGLAS JOSEPH FARRELL– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of DOUGLAS JOSEPH FARRELL– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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