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John Gilmore Vaughan

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant John Gilmore Vaughan

March 31, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/176665

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

78 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of John and J. Marion Vaughan, of Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 468 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MAUBERT-FONTAINE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Ardennes, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave.

Location:

Maubert-Fontaine is a village and commune on the main road from Mezieres to Hirson (N.51, N.39). It lies 16.25 miles (26 kilometres) north-west of Mezieres, and the bus service between Mezieres and Hirson passes through Maubert-Fontaine. The most convenient station is Mezieres-Charleville, which is on the line from Paris to Luxembourg. The cemetery is on the northern outskirts of the village on the D.32 road to Patte D' Oie. Near the southern wall are the graves of seven airmen. Three of them belonged to the Royal Air Force and four to the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Service Book– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN GILMORE VAUGHAN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN GILMORE VAUGHAN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant John Gilmore Vaughan is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant John Gilmore Vaughan 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

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