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Vernon Le Roy Simonson

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Vernon Le Roy Simonson

August 1, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/85420

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

May 24, 1919
Mudpath, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

February 11, 1941
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Roy and late Hilda Hagstrom of Mudpath, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 114 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Row C. Grave 7.

Location:

The port of Flushing is on the south coast of the island of Walcheren in the Schelde Estuary. It is about 7 kilometres south of Middelburg and 58 kilometres west of Bergen-op-Zoom. The FLUSHING (VLISSINGEN) NORTHERN CEMETERY is about 1 kilometre north of the town centre.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Biography– The Book of Remembrance is a hand-lettered and illuminated book in which the names of all officers of The Bank of Nova Scotia are inscribed (including the amalgamated banks - The Bank of Ottawa and The Bank of New Brunswick) who died in The Great War (World War I) and World War II.
  • Commemorative Poster– Scotiabank produced this commemorative poster to mark the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The poster was produced in English and in French.
  • Bank of Nova Scotia, WWII Honour Roll list– V L Simonson was remembered during a general meeting of the Bank of Nova Scotia held on October 13, 1946.
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the employes from the Bank of Nova Scotia who went away to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Vernon Le Roy Simonson is 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– Flight Sergeant Vernon Le Roy Simonson is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by Pieter Schlebaum, The Netherlands.

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