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Allan John Middleton

In memory of:

Flying Officer Allan John Middleton

August 10, 1943
Awenne, Belgium

Military Service


Service Number:

J/14502

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

405 Sqdn.

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp. Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings in recognition of gallant service in action against the enemy, the 21 of August 1946.

Additional Information


Born:

August 26, 1921
Medicine Hat, Alberta

Enlistment:

June 18, 1940
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Ernest and Maude Lillian (nee Brugman) Middleton, of Medicine Hat, Alberta. Spouse of Enid Gwendolyn (nee Morris) Middleton of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 194 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FLORENNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Row 5. Grave 62.

Location:

FLORENNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 22 Km south east of Charleroi on a road leading from the N5 which connects Charleroi to Phillippeville. 16 Km after leaving Charleroi leave the N5 at Annevoie. Turn left towards Mettet. After 5 Km at Morialme' turn right onto the Rue de Chatelet. Florennes is 5 Km along this road. The cemetery is found in the town from the Place Verte. The first left turning onto the Rue du Boukay, followed by the first right turning onto the Rue Baudry, which leads for 50 metres to the FLORENNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Allan John Middleton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Allan John Middleton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ALLAN JOHN MIDDLETON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Allan John Middleton– In Memory of the members of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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