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Dawson Aubrey Dunlop

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Dawson Aubrey Dunlop

November 24, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/26696

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

January 31, 1921
St. Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

March 10, 1942
Moncton, New Brunswick

Son of Harold Alexander and Beryl Lapham Dunlop, of Amherst, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 156 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PERSHORE CEMETERY
Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot Q. Grave 388.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Dawson Aubrey Dunlop is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Dawson Aubrey Dunlop 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 DAWSON AUBREY DUNLOP– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Dawson Aubrey Dunlop– Pilot Officer Dawson Aubrey Dunlop
R.C.A.F.
Died in his country's service 24 Nov. 1943. 
Survived by his mother, Mrs. Beryl Dunlop, Amherst, N.S.; his father Harold A. Dunlop, Head of St. Margarets Bay, Hfx Co, N.S.  Also survived by sisters Audrey N. Dunlop, Betty M.B. Dunlop, and brother Raymond H. Dunlop.
Living survivors year 2003 are Betty (Robert) Hoegg of Stellarton, and Raymond (Sylvia) Dunlop, Halifax.
  • Grave marker
  • Group Photo– Dawson Dunlop is seen here posing with his training classmates in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Front row from left: Malcolm MacConnell, Elmer Gesner, Dawson Dunlop, Grant Graham, George Brehaut. Back row from left: Bob Johnston, Stan Kelly.
Malcolm MacConnell, author of A Bomber Boy, is seen here standing on the far left of the group. 
Photo courtesy of Malcolm MacConnell.

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