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Ellard Alexander Cummings

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Ellard Alexander Cummings

September 3, 1939

Aberdeen, Scotland

Military Service


Service Number:

40803

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Additional Information


Son of James Victor and Edith Fanny Ellard Cummings, of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 602 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ABERDEEN (GROVE) CEMETERY
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 1949.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Ellard Alexander Cummings, Service Number 40803 Royal Air Force who died September 3, 1939 at 3:00 PM
First Canadian killed on active service overseas during Wold War II.
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Ellard Alexander Cummings, Service Number 40803 Royal Air Force who died September 3, 1939 at 3:00 PM.
First Canadian killed on active service overseas during Wold War II.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star October 1939. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Ellard Alexander Cummings
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa  Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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