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John Alexander Simpson

In memory of:

Pilot Officer John Alexander Simpson

April 15, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/17113

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

424 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 213 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MESNIL-ST. LAURENT CHURCHYARD
Aisne, France

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Mesnil-St. Laurent is a village and commune some 3 miles (5 kilometres) south-east of St. Quentin on the D.12 road from that town to Ribemont. The nearest railway station is St. Quentin, which has good road and rail connections with Paris and the towns in northern France. Taxis are available to supplement the bus service to Mesnil-St. Laurent, which is poor. In the churchyard, in the south-western corner, are the graves of two airmen of the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Alexander Simpson is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Alexander Simpson is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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