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Osborne Bayfield Lefurgey

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Osborne Bayfield Lefurgey

January 5, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/50333

Age:

32

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

#405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus)

Additional Information


Son of John and Margaret Lefurgey. Husband of Katererine Lefurgey, of Summerside, Prince Edward Island.

He died when the pilot of Wellington aircraft #W 5589 attempted a forced landing with one engine on fire and crashed at the Strenshall Military Camp, Strenshall, England. Flight Sergeants S. Wityck and W.A. Robertson, and Sergeant J.B. Gayfer were also killed.

Commemorated on Page 90 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARMBY-ON-THE-MOOR (ST. CATHERINE) CHURCHYARD
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Row G. Grave 2.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Osborne Bayfield Lefurgey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Osborne Bayfield Lefurgey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star February 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Osborne Bayfield Lefurgey
  • Photo of wreckage
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Osborne Lefurgey
  • 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
  • Barmby-On-The-Moor (St. Catherine) Churchyard
  • Gravemarker

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