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Sidney Smith Buckley

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Sidney Smith Buckley

June 1, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/25082

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 141 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in Beechwood Cemetery, in the east end of the city. It commemorates over 20 servicemen, most of whom were Canadians, who were cremated in various places, both in Canada and the United States. Facing the soldier's plot in the cemetery, this unusual memorial stands in front of a screen of pines and spruce. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL consists of a marble shelter housing a bronze plaque which reads:
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THESE OFFICERS AND MEN
WHO DIED IN CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
AND WHOSE MORTAL REMAINS WERE COMMITED TO FIRE.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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