In memory of

Flight Sergeant

Vernon Claude Arnold

who died on 26 Oct 1943

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 149 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Flight Sergeant
  Service number R120636
  Date of death 19431026
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  R120636 Flight Sergeant (No. 149 Bomber Reconnaissance (Sea Wolf) Squadron RCAF wireless air gunner) Vernon Claude Arnold (b.1919) of Regina was KIA 19431026 and is buried in the soldiers' plot at Regina cemetery. Arnold was killed when his Ventura crashed on takeoff from Annette Island, Alaska, on a patrol flight. He was the son of James Lloyd and Greta Emma (Stevens) Arnold who came from Sussex, Kings Co., New Brunswick. Vernon was born at Abbey, attended Kitchener school and Scott collegiate and was a labourer with CN when he enlisted at Regina in 1941.

GC Marshall died on the same flight.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Regina cemetery    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial Arnold River, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 58.1°N / 105.55°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74I4
  Geo-memorial details Flows north to the Rapid River.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19190404
  Place of birth Abbey    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19410813
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation railwayman
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