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Stephen David McPhee

In memory of:

Sergeant Stephen David McPhee

October 10, 1942

Military Service

Service Number:



Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information

Son of Anthony and Mary McPhee, of Sydney, Nova Scotia. His brother John Joseph McPhee served with the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve and he died on January 15, 1946.

Commemorated on Page 98 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Row A. Grave 3.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Stephen David McPhee– From the Sydney Academy Memorial booklet, published by the Student's Assembly in memory of former students who served during the Second World War.  The original pictures were supplied by the Sydney Post-Record and the booklet was compiled by Jack Wilcox, class of 1946 and Donald Trivett, class of 1947.
Additional Information courtesy of Floyd Williston:
Sgt. Stephen McPhee, age 33, one of the older former Sydney Academy students to make the supreme sacrifice in the Second World War, was killed at 1654 Operational Training Unit, when he was in collision with a motor van, two miles south of Stamford, Lincolnshire. Sgt. MacPhee is buried in the All-Saints Churchyard, Wittering, Northamptonshire, England.
  • Letter from the Sydney Academy
  • Commemorative Album Cover
  • Commemorative Poem
  • Press Clipping– From a collection of newspaper clippings (album), donated to the Royal Canadian Legion Bernard Croak VC branch 003 by Shirley (Terrio) Green in memory of her mother Olive (Newell) Terrio.
  • Grave marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Carol and Herb Thomas

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