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Paul Douglas Sankey

In memory of:

Flying Officer Paul Douglas Sankey

May 13, 1964

Gimli, Manitoba

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


No. 3 Advanced Flying School

Additional Information


June 30, 1943
Vancouver, British Columbia


January 8, 1963
Centralia, Ontario

Son of Douglas Ernest Eric and Enid Agnes Joyce (nee Doran) Sankey of Ottawa, Ontario. Brother of Lorne, Cheryl and Melva Shankey.

Commemorated on Page 124 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Grave 168, Row 27, Plot G


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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