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Gary Edward Logan

In memory of:

Sub-Lieutenant Gary Edward Logan

April 2, 1959


Bermuda

Military Service


Service Number:

O-42561

Age:

22

Force:

Navy

Unit:

880 Anti-Submarine Squadron, RCN

Additional Information


Born:

April 25, 1936
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 12, 1954
HMCS Venture

Son of John Edward and Maybelle Gladys Logan of Ottawa, Ontario. Brother of Peggy Logan. A memorial window was unveiled on 21 June 1959 at Erskine Presbyterian Church to honour the memory of Sub-Lieutenant Gary Edward Logan, whose plan crashed over the side of the Aircraft Carrier Bonaventure on 2 April 1959. The Memorial window. given by the members of the Ottawa police Department, is a tribute to not only the gallant young flying officer, but also a mark of the high esteem in which Inspector Logan, Sub-Lieutenant Logans' father, is held by his colleagues.

Commemorated on Page 92 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BURIAL AT SEA
*N/A*

Grave Reference:

N/A

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Gary Logan
  • Newspaper clipping– Ottawa Journal (16 June 1959).
  • Photo of Gary Logan
  • Newspaper Clipping– This news report appears at page 4 in the July 1959 issue of the Crowsnest, the Royal Canadian Navy's magazine.  (Submitted by Navy League Cadet Corps CHAMBLY, Barrie, Ontario.)

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