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Charles Laurie Dynes

In memory of:

Leading Aircraftman Charles Laurie Dynes

October 20, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/173349

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Edgar Vernon and Gladys E. Dynes, of Oakville, Ontario.

Commemorated on the St. Donat Memorial and RCAF Liberator III Memorial.

Commemorated on Page 156 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. DONAT ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

Coll. Grave. Lot GE. 34.

Location:

The 24 Royal Canadian Air Force casualties were previously buried in the isolated grave site at nearby Black Mountain.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • War Memorial– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • War Memorial– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Cemetery– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Charles Laurie Dynes– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Oakville Book of Remembrance
  • Oakville Remembers Biography
  • Oakville Remembers Biography (Page 2)
  • Memorial Plaque on Black Mountain– A picture of the memorial plaque erected at the site of the crash that took the lives of 24 Canadians.
  • Close-Up of Memorial Plaque
  • Newspaper Clipping– This newspaper clipping appeared in a 1946 edition of "The Guardian" newspaper, Charlottetown, PEI. The airplane mentioned in the article was a Liberator aircraft # 3701 enroute from Gander, Newfoundland to Dorval, Quebec. It crashed and burned on the west side of a foothill of Black Mountain in Quebec. There is a Memorial Cairn on Black Mountain that was erected in memory of the twenty four gallant lads who lost their lives there.
  • St. Donat Roman Catholic Cemetery

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