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Samuel Hemphill

In memory of:

Leading Aircraftman Samuel Hemphill

April 12, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/142563

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Samuel and Margaret Hemphill, of Edmonton.

Commemorated on Page 332 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

EDMONTON (BEECHMOUNT) CEMETERY
Alberta, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 206. Grave 7.

Location:

During the 1939-1945 War, Canadian Infantry troops were stationed at Edmonton. No.13 Vocational Training School was set up and the airfield formed a link in the North-West Staging Route. Most of the war graves lie in Blocks 206 and 208. The cemetery also contains a Cross of Sacrifice. There are now 5 First World War and over 70 Second World War casualties commemorated in this site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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