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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Melbourne Boates

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Robert Melbourne Boates

May 21, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/76229

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Isaac and Amy A. Boates, of Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 59 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DARLINGTON WEST CEMETERY
Durham, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. W.7J. Grave 370.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Robert Melbourne Boates is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Robert Melbourne Boates 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
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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