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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Albert Stanford White

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Albert Stanford White

December 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/23795

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of William E. White and Clara Lillian White; husband of Anne Dora White, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 476 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OTTAWA MEMORIAL
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Panel 3. Column 3.

Location:

The Ottawa Memorial stands on the north-eastern point of Green Island in the City of Ottawa. Overlooking the northern branch of the Twin Falls of the Rideau River, it commands a panoramic view of the Ottawa River and the Gatineau Hills beyond. The Memorial commemorates those of the Air Forces of the British Commonwealth who lost their lives while serving in units operating from bases in Canada, the British West Indies and the United States of America, or while training in Canada and the U.S.A., and who have no known graves. The main feature of the Ottawa Memorial is a sculptured terrestrial globe in bronze, 3 metres in diameter, on a base formed by three bronze beavers rising from the centre of an ornamental pool. The globe, of open lattice-work corresponding to the lines of latitude and longitude, on which the land masses are super imposed in low relief, is crowned by the Air Forces emblem of a bronze eagle with outspread wings. Two curved screen walls faced in limestone, bearing cast bronze panels on which the names appear, face inwards towards the globe. They are placed slightly off centre to allow a clear view through the Ottawa Memorial from the central steps on Sussex Drive and from the wide pathway. Two Air Force crest exist in the paving between the screen walls. A dedicatory inscription, in English on one screen wall and in French on the other, is incised in the stonework between the bronze name panels, which reads as follows:
1939 - 1945
In honoured memory of the men and women of the air forces of the British Commonwealth and Empire who gave their lives in Canada, in the United States of America and neighbouring lands and who have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ALBERT STANFORD WHITE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Notification of death– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ALBERT STANFORD WHITE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Albert Stanford White
  • Family Photo– This is a Family Picture included are brothes: William, John, Albert, Harold, Charles and their Mother Lillian. Taken prior to 1944
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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