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James Douglas Rae

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant James Douglas Rae

December 6, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/86314

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

115 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

December 2, 1916
Ritchie, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

January 6, 1941
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Harvey MacDuff and Laura Mae Rae of Brandon, Manitoba. Husband of Pearl Martha Rae, of Calgary, Alberta.

Brother of Private Ronald Rae, who died while serving with the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada and of Flight Sergeant John MacCauley Rae, who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 108 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Row GG. Grave 4.

Location:

Montcornet is a small town in the Department of Aisne. It lies in a densely wooded and hilly area 22 miles north-east of Laon, at the junction of the N.377 road to Laon with the N.366 road to Vervins. The MONTCORNET MILITARY CEMETERY is adjacent to the Communal Cemetery on the southern outskirts of the town. It is on high ground above the road to the village of Lislet and is approached by a flight of stone steps.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of James Douglas Rae– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Source: "A Place of Honour: Manitoba's War Dead".
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant James Douglas Rae is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant James Douglas Rae is also 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
  • Photo of JAMES DOUGLAS RAE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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