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Howard Austin Lightle

In memory of:

Leading Aircraftman Howard Austin Lightle

December 14, 1942


Lumsden, Saskatchewan

Military Service


Service Number:

R/114616

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Citation(s):

War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal.

Additional Information


Born:

May 5, 1922
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

July 14, 1941
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Terrence Austin Lightle and Christobell Jane MacLeod, of Moose Jaw.

He served with the King’s Own Rifles of Canada (Machine Gun), service number L-442838, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, as Corporal from 19 July 1940 to 13 July 1941. He had 518 days of service with the air force.

Commemorated on Page 90 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MOOSE JAW (ROSEDALE) CEMETERY
Saskatchewan, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot 8. Block 10. Grave 243.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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