Language selection


Search veterans.gc.ca

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Roy Tufts Oliver

In memory of:

Sergeant Roy Tufts Oliver

October 21, 1941


Scotland

Military Service


Service Number:

R/76040

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

May 30, 1918

Enlistment:

January 1, 1940
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of George T. Oliver and Eliza Jane Oliver. Brother of Gertrude. Husband of Catherine Isabel (nee Russel) Oliver, of Hopewell, Pictou County, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 40 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

KINLOSS ABBEY BURIAL GROUND
Moray, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 17. Row A.

Location:

Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground, is half a mile north-west of Kinloss railway station between Kinloss and Findhorn Bay. The burial ground contains the ruins of an abbey founded by David I in the year 1150. There was a Royal Air Force Training Station at Kinloss aerodrome during the 1939-1945 War. During the early part of the 1939-1945 War a special plot was set aside for service war burials, and all but three of the war graves are in this plot. A Cross of Sacrifice is erected at the far end of the plot overlooking the graves.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of ROY TUFTS OLIVER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Roy Oliver– Submitted by Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– 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
  • Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground
  • Memorial
  • Inscription
  • Memorial– Sergeant Roy Tufts Oliver is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • 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 Roy Tufts Oliver is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us.

Date modified: