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Hugh Norman Tamblyn

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Hugh Norman Tamblyn

April 3, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

40862

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

242 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Norman and Ethel Mary Tamblyn, of North Battleford, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 605 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

IPSWICH CEMETERY
Suffolk, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. X.H. Grave 421.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Hugh Norman Tamblyn– tamblyn during the Battle of Britain. For more info see -http://www.acesofww2.com/Canada/aces/tamblyn.htm
  • Group Photo– Battle-hardened pilots of No.242 (Canadian) Fighter Squadron pose in front of the Commanding Officer's Hawker Hurricane Mk.I at RAF Station Duxford. (L- R) D.W. Crowley-Milling (RAF), P/O HUGH NORMAN TAMBLYN from Yorkton, Saskatchewan-killed in action 3 April 1941, F/L Stan Turner from Toronto, Ontario, P/O Norman Neil Campbell from St.Thomas, Ontario-killed in action 17 October 1940. P/O William 'Willie' Lidstone McKnight from Edmonton, Alberta-killed in action 12 January 1941, S/L D.R.S 'Douglas' Bader-Commanding Officer of No. 242 (Canadian) Fighter Squadron, F/L G.E. Ball (RAF)-killed in action after Battle of Britain, P/O M.G. Homer (RAF)-killed in action 27 September 1940, P/O M.K. Brown of Kincardine, Ontario - killed in flying accident on 21 February, 1941.

Submitted for the project: Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Hugh Norman Tamblyn– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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