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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Howard Kenneth Hambly

In memory of:

Corporal Howard Kenneth Hambly

October 20, 1943

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information

Son of Howard N. Hambly and Jenny Hambly, of Woodstock. Ontario.

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

Commemorated on Page 167 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

Coll. Grave. Lot GE. 34.


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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  • 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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