Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Franklin Hicks Elliott

In memory of:

Sergeant Franklin Hicks Elliott

October 20, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/74645

Age:

36

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. Theron Edwin Elliot, of Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A.; husband of Isobel Elliot, of Slocan City, British Columbia.

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

Commemorated on Page 157 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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  • Photo of FRANKLIN HICKS ELLIOTT – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of FRANKLIN HICKS ELLIOTT – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of FRANKLIN HICKS ELLIOTT – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Casualty Notification Form – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • 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
  • 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

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