Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial
Description
Media Type
Image
Object
Place
Item Type
Plaques
Description
This cairn in Jarvis, Ontario was erected by the Jarvis Women's Institute. The group has since disbanded, but their excellent work over the years is represented by this project. Service people from WWI and WWII are named on the plaques mounted on this cairn.
Inscriptions
When the Commonwealth Air Training Programme closed in early 1945 39 airmen from No. 1 B and C Jarvis had lost their lives by accidents. The first 10 names below are of those whose remains were elected to remain in the Air Force plot in the adjoining cemetery.
George Best RAF July 3/44 L.A.C.
Ray McNabb RAAF July 6/41 L.A.C.
Keneth Slater RAAF July 23/42 P.O.
George R. Troutbeck RCAF N.Z. June 11/43 Fl. Sarg.
Charles Taggart RAAF July 6/41 L.A.C.
Norman Wade RAF Nov. 9/42 Sarg.
John Bradford Watts RAAF July 3/44 Fl. Sarg.
Robert Waller RAF July 3/44 L.A.C.
John Whitehead RCAF N.Z. Aug. 18/42 P.O.
John Williams RAF July 23/42 L.A.C.
Reginal Powell Aug. 5/45 L.A.C.
Robert Lang July 29/63 H.L. Inf.
Edward Chapman Aug 29/72 RCEME

Erected by the Jarvis Lions Club on the 50th Anniversary of D. Day.
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.88341 Longitude: -80.09965
Copyright Statement
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Contact
Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario
 
 
 
552 Ridge Road
Stoney Creek, ON L8J 2Y6
905-662-2691
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Jarvis Women's Institute War Memorial


This cairn in Jarvis, Ontario was erected by the Jarvis Women's Institute. The group has since disbanded, but their excellent work over the years is represented by this project. Service people from WWI and WWII are named on the plaques mounted on this cairn.