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Lawrence Reginald Merkel

In memory of:

Flying Officer Lawrence Reginald Merkel

September 28, 1952


Oshawa, Ontario

Military Service


Service Number:

R176120

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Training Command Headquarters, RCAF

Citation(s):

Defence Medal, General Service Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal

Additional Information


Born:

March 25, 1923
Langbank, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

September 5, 1952
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Frederick E. and Elsie M. Merkel. Husband of Marguerite Merkel. Father of Norma M. and Carol M. Merkel. Brother of Ernest Merkel, Alice Howlett, Emily Beer, Stella Ingram and Gladys Ecklund.

Commemorated on Page 32 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:

WHITEWOOD CEMETERY
Saskatchewan, Canada

Grave Reference:

Grave 7, Plot 269, Family Plot

Digital Collection

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