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Raymond Francis Casey

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II Raymond Francis Casey

July 14, 1942


Churchwood, Canterbury, United Kingdom

Military Service


Service Number:

R/54313

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

35 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Europe Star, Defense Medal, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp and Operational Wings.

Additional Information


Born:

August 21, 1917
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 14, 1941
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of John J. and Mary M. Casey (1953 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Ottawa, Ontario.

Brother of John Joseph Casey who was killed in action on March 31, 1945 while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

He was a private with the 9th Detachment of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps in Ottawa, Ontario, service number C-93007. He was promoted to corporal on January 15, 1940. He has accumulated 343 days of service.

Served in Canada and Great Britain. He had 1,038 days of service, including 392 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 63 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AYLESHAM CEMETERY
Kent, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Block O. Row B. Grave 3.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Medals
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Raymond Francis Casey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Raymond Francis Casey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Aylesham Cemetery, Kent, UK
  • Grave marker– Aylesham Cemetery, Kent, UK

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