In memory of

Flight Sergeant

Gordon Arthur Innes

who died on 3 Sep 1943

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 30 Operational Training Unit, Royal Air Force
  Rank Flight Sergeant
  Service number R79766
  Date of death 19430903
  Cause of death died in a training accident
Narrative history
  R79766 Flight Sergeant (RCAF navigator) Gordon Arthur Innes (b.1918) of Regina died 19430903 and is buried at St. Patrick churchyard, Jurby, Isle of Man, England. Innes' Wellington crashed during an emergency landing at Jurby airfield during a training flight from No. 30 Operational Training Unit. He was the son of David Banneman Innes and Bessie E. (Hobbes) who came to Regina from Prince Edward Island during the first war. Gordon attended Haultain school and Balfour Tech and was a poultry farmer when he enlisted at Regina late in 1940.

JW Chester died on the same flight.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location St Patrick churchyard, Jurby, Isle of Man, England    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial Innes Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.9992°N / 102.6111°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 64M15
  Geo-memorial details Norfthwest of Misaw Lake on the Northwest Territories border.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19180224
  Place of birth Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19401120
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation poultry farmer
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