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John Parker McQuarrie

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II John Parker McQuarrie

June 22, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

R/219160

Age:

31

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

November 14, 1913
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

March 1, 1943
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Daniel and Margaret Ella McQuarrie, of Montreal, Quebec. Husband of Ada Francesca McQuarrie, of Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 544 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 3269.

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 John Parker McQuarrie– on leave in Montreal. Spring of 1944.
  • Portrait of Parker McQuarrie– Portrait of Parker McQuarrie 21 years old (1934).
  • Photo 2 of John Parker McQuarrie– in his flight suit.  Circa 1944
  • Photo of John Parker McQuarrie
  • Funeral Procession
  • Funeral Procession
  • Temporary Grave Marker
  • Grave Marker

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