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Richard Alan Rollins

In memory of:

Sergeant Flight Engineer Richard Alan Rollins

December 15, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/57608

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

#405 City of Vancouver Squadron

Additional Information


Son of William Alan and Fanny Josephine Rollins, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 111 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOLDRE (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD
Hampshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Row 1. Grave 8.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Sergeant Flight Engineer Richard Alan Rollins is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Flight Engineer Richard Alan Rollins 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
  • Newspaper clipping– Vancouver newspaper Dec. 21, 1942 report of Richard Rollins' death.  His plane had engine problems and crashed while on anti-submarine duty.
  • Family Photo– Richard's mother Josie McBride 
Rollins (left) in 1918 beside her father Richard McBride and sister Edith McBride Munroe, with her mother Fanny Morgan McBride in front
  • Grave Marker– Gravestone of Sgt. Richard Alan ROLLINS at Boldre Church, Lymington, Hampshire, UK.
  • Cemetery– St John's Church, Boldre, Lymington, Hampshire, UK.
  • Cemetery– St John's Church, Boldre, Lymington, Hampshire, United Kingdom.
  • Document– first page of report on the crash in which he died
  • Document– second part of a report on the crash in which he died

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