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John McKinnon Main

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class I John McKinnon Main

April 24, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/60602

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

233 (R.A.F.) Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 9, 1918
Calgary, Alberta

Enlistment:

June 1, 1940
Calgary, Alberta

Son of John and Eleanor Main of Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 186 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GIBRALTAR MEMORIAL
Gibraltar

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The GIBRALTAR MEMORIAL commemorates, by name, 7 soldiers from the 1914-1918 War, and 84 airmen who died during the 1939-45 War, and were buried at sea. The Memorial stands in a triangular site west of the North Front Cemetery and close to the sea and consists of screen walls of local limestone carrying panels of Cornish granite on which the names are carved.

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
  • Photo of JOHN MCKINNON MAIN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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