Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert James Jackson

In memory of:

Sergeant Robert James Jackson

January 19, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/83904

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

#20 Operational Training Unit

Additional Information


Born:

February 24, 1921

Son of James and Ella Maud Jackson, of Toronto, Ontario. Sergeant Jackson was honoured in a memorial service on 21 August 2003 when Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal unveiled a memorial to commemorate those who lost their lives in accidents in the Cairngorm Mountains, Scotland. Its centre piece is an engine from the Wellington Bomber, which was based on RAF Lossiemouth and disappeared in bad weather on 19 January 1942.

Commemorated on Page 84 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DYCE OLD CHURCHYARD
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 13.

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– Sergeant Robert James Jackson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Robert James Jackson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of  Robert J. Jackson– Sergeant Robert J. Jackson before transfer overseas
  • 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
  • Braemer Memorial– This memorial was unveiled by Princess Anne on August 21, 2003. Robert Jackson and Harry Kelley are remembered in this memorial.
  • Photo of ROBERT JAMES JACKSON– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • R H King Academy– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • R H King Academy– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • R H King Academy– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Dyce Old Churchyard
  • Grave Marker

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