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Douglas Raymond Irvine

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Douglas Raymond Irvine

December 17, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/165031

Age:

31

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

97 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, Air Observer Badge awarded 5 March 1943. Operational Wings posthumously awarded 7 August 1946.

Additional Information


Born:

March 6, 1912
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William Shirra and Caroline Ann (née Tabb) Irvine of Toronto, Ontario. Brother of William Arthur, Allan Francis and Phyllis Mary.

Commemorated on Page 173 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 14552.

Location:

CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY is situated about 2 kilometres east of Cambridge on the road to Newmarket. It is regretted that it is not possible to keep a copy of the register in this cemetery. Assistance may be obtained from staff when they are present and a copy of the register is available for consultation at the Commission's Head Office, 2 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, Berks SL6 7DX.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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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– Flight Sergeant Douglas Raymond Irvine is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Douglas Raymond Irvine is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of DOUGLAS RAYMOND IRVINE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of DOUGLAS RAYMOND IRVINE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– 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
  • Photo of DOUGLAS RAYMOND IRVINE– F/S Douglas Raymond Irvine, from RCAF Service File
  • 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
  • Newspaper Clipping– From Globe & Mail, Dec. 24, 1943
  • Grave Marker– Fl. Sgt. Douglas Raymond Irvine. CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, Grave Reference: Grave 14552. CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY is situated about 2 kilometres east of Cambridge on the road to Newmarket.

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