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George Patterson Christie

In memory of:

Squadron Leader George Patterson Christie

July 5, 1942


Lac St. Louis, Quebec

Military Service


Service Number:

40081

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Citation(s):

Distinguished Flying Cross, London Gazette dated 16 August 1940. Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross - No.66 Squadron - awarded as per London Gazette dated 14 January 1941.

Additional Information


Born:

October 1, 1917
Westmount, Quebec

Enlistment:

July 1, 1937

Commemorated on Page 609 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

POINTE CLAIRE LAKE VIEW MEMORIAL GARDENS
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

Masonic Sec. Row W. Grave 5.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Press Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Press Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Press Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of German Plane– Sqn Ldr George Patterson Christie won the DFC during the Battle of Britain. One of the aircraft he shot down was relatively lightly damaged and was recovered and flown for evaluation by the RAF. It is now preserved in the RAF Museum at Hendon.
  • Memorial– Mountainside United Church 4000 the Boulevard, Westmount
Memorial stained glass window by C.W. Kelsey Canadian. 1877-1975 

'In loving memory of S.L. George Patterson Christie D.F.C., R.A.F. Oct. 1, 1917 - July 5, 1942. Never, in the field of Human Conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.' In top portion, 'Royal Air Force'. 71" high, 20" wide. Arched top. http://www.mountainsideunited.ca/images/aviator-med.jpg
  • Photo of George Patterson Christie– Squadron Leader George Patterson Christie courtesy McGill University archives
  • Press Clipping– Squadron Leader George Patterson Christie DFC Montreal Star Dec 20, 1944 courtesy McGill University archives

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