Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Allen Wilson

In memory of:

Leading Aircraftman James Allen Wilson

June 29, 1964

Military Service


Service Number:

71312

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

RCAF Station Summerside

Additional Information


Born:

April 8, 1942
Edmonton, Alberta

Enlistment:

September 7, 1960
Edmonton, Alberta

He was known by his Christian name, Allen. Son of Eugene Victor and Llewllyn (née Waddle) Wilson of Boyle Alberta. Husband of Anne Elizabeth (née Walsh) Wilson, father of Robin Jephrey and Natalie Lynn. Brother of Victor Eugene, Myron Lorne and Linda Lou. He attended Silver Fox Primary School from 1948 to 1955 and Boyle High School from 1955 to 1959. His hobbies were swimming, skating, fishing, dancing, hunting and he had qualifications in electricity and mechanics. He enjoyed bowling, hockey and curling. He was also a member of the Students' Union and the Dance Club at Boyle High School. He was employed as an Aero Engine Technician in the service. His widow and children all live in the greater Toronto area.

Commemorated on Page 122 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

EDMONTON (BEECHMOUNT CEMETERY)
Alberta, Canada

Grave Reference:

Grave No. 19, Block 269

Location:

124 Avenue and 106th Street, Edmonton, Alberta

Digital Collection

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  • Photo 2 of James Wilson– LAC James Allen Wilson, age 18.  Photo given to AW2 Anne Walsh (my mother) later to become Mrs. J.A. Wilson.
  • Graduation photo– LAC James Allen Wilson, age 19 (front row, second from left).  Graduation photo from Aero-engine Technician Training, Camp Borden, ON, 1961.

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