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Eugene Doral Payne

In memory of:

Flying Officer Eugene Doral Payne

February 23, 1961

Neiderbauerback, Germany

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


444 Fighter Squadron

Additional Information


August 28, 1933
Lakefield, Ontario


September 22, 1950
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Carmen and Jean Payne of Lakefield, Ontario. Husband of Anne Payne of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 114 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Meurthe-et-Moselle, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 8, Row E, Plot 4


Choloy is a village and commune in the Department of the Meurthe-et-Moselle, 28 kilometres west of Nancy and some 5 kilometres west of Toul, a town on the N4 road from Paris to Nancy. The village is south of the River Moselle on the minor road (D11B) from Toul to the neighbouring village of Foug. The CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY is 3 kilometres west of Toul on the north side of the D11B road. The Choloy War Cemetery is the last resting place of casualties from the First and Second World Wars and is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. It is also the final resting place for many Royal Canadian Air Force members and their families who died while serving in Europe as part of 1 Air Division between 1953 and 1967 and other Service Members serving with NATO in Germany following Canada's departure from France.

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  • Grave marker– Photo by Malcolm Cromarty.
  • Flying Officer Eugene Doral Payne– Flying Officer Eugene Doral Payne in service uniform.

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