Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Douglas Alfred Sheffield

In memory of:

Flying Officer Douglas Alfred Sheffield

June 8, 1957

London, Ontario

Military Service


Service Number:

200600

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

433 All Weather Fighter Squadron

Additional Information


Born:

July 31, 1932
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enlistment:

October 23, 1951
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Squadron Leader Alfred George and the late Anne (nee Michie) Sheffield. Brother of Marianne Grace and Joan Hilda.

Commemorated on Page 85 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Grave 119, Section 27, Reg. No 119

Location:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicmen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

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