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Alec Albert Gray Trueman

In memory of:

Flying Officer Alec Albert Gray Trueman

September 4, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

40766

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

253 Squadron

Additional Information


Son of George and Agnes Trueman. Husband of Ethel Mary Thorborn Trueman, of Lincoln.

Commemorated on Page 19 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WHYTELEAFE (ST. LUKE) CHURCHYARD
Surrey, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Row E. Grave 37.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Inscription found on a family grave marker at Point de Bute Methodist Cemetery, Point de Bute NB, Canada. (Photo credit: Captain (Ret'd) E.L.L. Gaudet, CD)
  • Memorial– Sackville War Memorial. Sackville NB, Canada. (Photo credit: Captain (Ret'd) E.L.L. Gaudet, CD)
  • Photo of Alec Trueman– Alec Trueman was intelligent and politically aware. Recognising the menace of Nazism as early as 1935, he trained as a pilot, and joined the RAF in 1938. My mother, Jane Bernard, was his girlfriend for five years. He was 
the love of her life.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • 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
  • Photo of ALEC ALBERT GRAY TRUEMAN– From the Vancouver Sun. 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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