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Orville Dwight Haist

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Orville Dwight Haist

July 5, 1917

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Division:

37th Training Reserve Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Jacob M. and Augusta Haist, of Ridgeville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 577 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LINCOLN (NEWPORT) CEMETERY
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

D. 364.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Photo of Orville Haist– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of Orville Dwight Haist– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Photo of Orville Dwight Haist– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The name of "2nd Lt. O. D. Haist R.F.C." is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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