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Leslie John Tame

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Leslie John Tame

January 21, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

R/166793

Age:

35

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

June 30, 1909
East Hanney, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

May 29, 1942
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of John and Mabel Tame, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 569 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 3. Plot 23. Lot 6.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of LESLIE JOHN TAME– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Claresholm airfield memorial 1 

Flight Sergeant Tame (Instructor - RCAF R/166793), Pilot Officer Sutton (Pilot - RAF 195512) and Leading Aircraftman Vidler (Student - RAAF 118598) were killed when RCAF Anson 8627 from 15 SFTS at Claresholm collided with a ferry cable suspended 25 feet above the ice near Bassano, Alberta during a low level navigational exercise
  • Memorial– Claresholm airfield memorial 2

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