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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Richard Foote Cairns

In memory of:

Sergeant Richard Foote Cairns

February 15, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/122397

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Harry Lister Cairns and Rhoda Banks Cairns, of Kamloops, British Columbia. husband of Barbara Shankland Cairns.

Commemorated on Page 142 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BUXTON CEMETERY
Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 4255.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Richard Foote Cairns is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Richard Foote Cairns is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Richard Foote Cairns– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker
  • War Memorial– Kamloops Cenotaph, Memorial Park, Battle Street and 2nd Avenue, Kamloops, British Columbia.   Includes honour roll tablets listing 189 names for World War I and 92 names for World War II.  Unveiled on May 24th, 1925.   Inscribed:  C.E.F. - NOR TIME NOR TIDE CAN EVER EFFACE THE MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD.
  • Inscription– Kamloops Cenotaph, British Columbia. Detail of the Tablet listing names for World War II.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Vancouver Sun. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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