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Robert Lawson Richardson

In memory of:

Leading Aircraftman Robert Lawson Richardson

July 27, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

P/4056

Age:

30

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of George P. Richardson, and of Eunice S. Richardson of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 17 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution 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.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of ROBERT LAWSON RICHARDSON– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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