Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert James Borland

In memory of:

Captain Robert James Borland

December 1, 1977

Bagotville, Québec

Military Service


Service Number:

B65266193

Age:

30

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

425 All Weather Fighter Squadron

Additional Information


Born:

December 28, 1946
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

April 1, 1967
London, Ontario

Husband of Barbara Anne Borland.

Father of Jeffrey Scott Borland and Dawn Michelle Borland.

Commemorated on Page 210 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Military Section, Lot 7887

Location:

The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

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