Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Maurice Crosby Cuthbert

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Maurice Crosby Cuthbert

September 15, 1946

Military Service


Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of John and Edith E. Cuthbert, of Vancouver, British Columbia; husband of Mary B. Cuthbert, of Ottawa.

Commemorated on Page 584 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OTTAWA (PINECREST) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Plot South half 597. Sec. D. Grave 1.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– The Estevan Mercury Thursday, Sept. 19, 1946.
Tribute to Airmen in Mass Funeral Service
BY KAY MACREADY

Mass funeral services with full military honors were held in the drill hall at Estevan airport Wednesday afternoon for the 20 of 21 RCAF personnel who met their deaths in the crash of their Dakota transport plane at the airport Sunday morning just as other parts of the world were holding thanksgiving services in commemorating victory in the Battle of Britain. These airmen, many of whom wore decorations for valor, were killed in the line of duty just as the others who had given their lives in the defence of Britain. All Canada felt the loss in this second greatest air tragedy in Canadian aviation history, and Estevan, in particular, showed its feeling of sorrow by turning out in mass to mourn with those relatives who were able to be present.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– The Estevan Mercury Thursday, Sept. 19, 1946.
Tribute to Airmen in Mass Funeral Service
BY KAY MACREADY

Mass funeral services with full military honors were held in the drill hall at Estevan airport Wednesday afternoon for the 20 of 21 RCAF personnel who met their deaths in the crash of their Dakota transport plane at the airport Sunday morning just as other parts of the world were holding thanksgiving services in commemorating victory in the Battle of Britain. These airmen, many of whom wore decorations for valor, were killed in the line of duty just as the others who had given their lives in the defence of Britain. All Canada felt the loss in this second greatest air tragedy in Canadian aviation history, and Estevan, in particular, showed its feeling of sorrow by turning out in mass to mourn with those relatives who were able to be present.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– The Estevan Mercury Thursday, Sept. 19, 1946.
Tribute to Airmen in Mass Funeral Service
BY KAY MACREADY

Mass funeral services with full military honors were held in the drill hall at Estevan airport Wednesday afternoon for the 20 of 21 RCAF personnel who met their deaths in the crash of their Dakota transport plane at the airport Sunday morning just as other parts of the world were holding thanksgiving services in commemorating victory in the Battle of Britain. These airmen, many of whom wore decorations for valor, were killed in the line of duty just as the others who had given their lives in the defence of Britain. All Canada felt the loss in this second greatest air tragedy in Canadian aviation history, and Estevan, in particular, showed its feeling of sorrow by turning out in mass to mourn with those relatives who were able to be present.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– The Estevan Mercury Thursday, Sept. 19, 1946.
Tribute to Airmen in Mass Funeral Service
BY KAY MACREADY

Mass funeral services with full military honors were held in the drill hall at Estevan airport Wednesday afternoon for the 20 of 21 RCAF personnel who met their deaths in the crash of their Dakota transport plane at the airport Sunday morning just as other parts of the world were holding thanksgiving services in commemorating victory in the Battle of Britain. These airmen, many of whom wore decorations for valor, were killed in the line of duty just as the others who had given their lives in the defence of Britain. All Canada felt the loss in this second greatest air tragedy in Canadian aviation history, and Estevan, in particular, showed its feeling of sorrow by turning out in mass to mourn with those relatives who were able to be present.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– The Estevan Mercury Thursday, Sept. 19, 1946.
Tribute to Airmen in Mass Funeral Service
BY KAY MACREADY

Mass funeral services with full military honors were held in the drill hall at Estevan airport Wednesday afternoon for the 20 of 21 RCAF personnel who met their deaths in the crash of their Dakota transport plane at the airport Sunday morning just as other parts of the world were holding thanksgiving services in commemorating victory in the Battle of Britain. These airmen, many of whom wore decorations for valor, were killed in the line of duty just as the others who had given their lives in the defence of Britain. All Canada felt the loss in this second greatest air tragedy in Canadian aviation history, and Estevan, in particular, showed its feeling of sorrow by turning out in mass to mourn with those relatives who were able to be present.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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