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Jack McLaren

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Jack McLaren

October 14, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

J/11630

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Ewing Wilford McLaren and Alma McLaren. Husband of Elizabeth Ballantyne McLaren, of Victoria, British Columbia.

The province of British Columbia honoured Pilot Officer McLaren by naming McLaren Lake in his honour.

Commemorated on Page 97 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON CEMETERY
Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 4079.

Location:

Startford-Upon-Avon Cemetery contains 22 First World War burials, made mainly from the hospital at Clopton House. During the Second World War, there was a contingent of the Royal Canadian Air Force based at nearby Wellesboune Mountford and of the 137 Second World War burials (most of them forming a war graves plot), 97 are of Canadian airmen. The cemetery also contains 15 war graves of other nationalities.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: picture Me
  • Photo of Jack McLaren– 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
  • Evaluation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Diploma– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Birth Certificate– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Henry Drury
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: picture Me

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