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Ernest William Hyland

In memory of:

Flying Officer Ernest William Hyland

February 22, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/11806

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Frank C. Hyland and Ann Hyland, of Verdun.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MONTREAL (NOTRE DAME DES NEIGES) CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec M Lot 3410 Grave 1061.

Location:

Montreal (Notre Dame des Nieges) Cemetery adjoins the Mount Royal Cemetery, in Montreal, Québec, and a War Cross is erected on the dividing line. Access by car via Highway 15 (Decarie) south, and take the exit for Queen Mary Road. Follow signs for Cote des Neiges Road south. The entrance to the cemetery is on the left hand side of this road. During both wars, Montreal was the headquarters of No. 4 Military District. The city had seven military hospitals with more than 900 beds during the First and Second World Wars. The Royal Air Force Ferry Command had its headquarters at Dorval Airport and there was a Royal Air Force Station at St.Hubert. Some graves cannot be individually marked and are commemorated on a bronze plaque fixed to the Cross of Sacrifice.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ERNEST WILLIAM HYLAND– Ernest Hyland gave this picture of himself to my grandmother Katherine Ferguson(she is no long living she passed away in 1996) I would be happy to return this picture to his family.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  Globe and Mail, February 25, 1943

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