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Vernon Joseph McIntyre

In memory of:

Aircraftman 1st Class Vernon Joseph McIntyre

November 24, 1952


Comox, British Columbia

Military Service


Service Number:

203627

Age:

17

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

407 (Maritime Reconnaissance) Squadron

Additional Information


Born:

March 1, 1935
Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

March 10, 1952
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Joseph McIntyre and the late Irene (nee Hollingsworth) of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. Brother of Byron, Reginald and Brendon McIntyre. A Lancaster Cairn Ceremony will be held at Base Comox Air Park on 1 June 2008 to honour the 7 crewmembers who lost their lives when Lancaster KB940 crashed at Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Station Comox on 24 November 1952. Family members from across Canada as well as members of the 407 Squadron, VIP and the press are invited to the ceremony.

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:

GLACE BAY (ST. JOHN'S) CEMETERY
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Old Section, North East Corner

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