Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gordon James Helmer

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Gordon James Helmer

July 19, 1954

Montreal, Québec

Military Service


Service Number:

J28509

Age:

30

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

RCAF Station Hubert

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-1945.

Additional Information


Born:

June 16, 1924
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 16, 1942
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Charles Frederick and Lucy (nee Young) Helmer. Husband of Ruth Marie (nee Parker) Helmer and father of Douglas, Ian, Laura and Peter Helmer of Borden, Ontario. Brother of Edward and Margaret Helmer.

Commemorated on Page 56 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BEECHWOOD CEMETERY (OTTAWA)
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Grave 59, Lot G, Soldier Plot Section 27

Location:

Veterans Plots 26 and 27

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