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Hugh Norman Tamblyn

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Hugh Norman Tamblyn

April 3, 1941

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Air Force


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


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 -
  • 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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