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Gilbert James Prince

In memory of:

Leading Aircraftman Gilbert James Prince

May 24, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/65372

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

407 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 9, 1920
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

August 28, 1940
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Malcolm and Mary Elizabeth Prince, of Gardiner Mines, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 108 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GREAT BIRCHAM (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD
Norfolk, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot 1. Row 3. Grave 11.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo– Gilbert Prince and his Aunt Dorothy Prince
  • Photo of Gilbert Prince
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star May 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial Page– From the Glace Bay High School 1947 Year Book, in memory of former students who served during the Second World War.
  • Year Book Cover
  • Grave Marker
  • Cemetery– Gilbert Prince's grave is in the 3rd row from the front & is the 9th marker in from the left hand side.

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