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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Grant Burns McKay

In memory of:

Leading Aircraftman Grant Burns McKay

September 22, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/197308

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of John A. McKay and Annie McKay, of Delaware.

Commemorated on Page 387 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LONDON (WOODLAND) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Plot 40. Sec. P. Grave 2.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo– Grant on the right, with his half brother Clifford Lipsit
  • Group Photo– Lipsit and McKay family, June 1937.  Grant is on far right.
  • Family Photo– Harry and Laura Lipsit, Grant's mother and step-father, with back row L->R, Clifford Lipsit, Grant's half-brother; Grant; and older brothers Jack and Frank McKay.  Taken about 1942/3.
  • Photo of GRANT BURNS MCKAY– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Grant Burns McKay– c. 1944
  • Group Photo– Course 106 H Flight.  Grant is in second row, third from left.
  • Funeral– This photo was taken at Grant's funeral, Woodland Cemetery, London, Ontario
  • Temporary Grave Marker– This is the cross that marked Grant's grave for many years.
  • Memorial
  • Grave Marker
  • War Memorial– Cenotaph, Delaware, Ontario

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