In memory of

Sergeant

Stanley Ray Maxmen

who died on 16 Jul 1942


Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 111 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Sergeant
  Service number R100245
  Date of death 19420716
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  R100245 Sergeant (No. 111 Squadron RCAF pilot) Stanley Ray Maxmen (b.1922) of Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay district, Ontario, was KIA 19420716 and is buried at Fort Richardson Post cemetery near Anchorage, Alaska. Maxmen's squadron was set up to patrol the west coast after the Japanese invaded Pearl Harbor. The group, flying Kittyhawk fighters, were later posted to Alaska and Maxmen and four other pilots were lost trying to find their way through fog at Unalaska Island. He was the son of Ole and Annabelle (Booth) Maxmenko who came to Moose Jaw from Ukraine. Stanley attended Alexandra school and Central collegiate and was employed in aircraft production at Canada Car & Foundry at Thunder Bay, Ontario, when he enlisted there in 1941. He married Edythe Elsie (Chesworth) at Moose Jaw early the next year.
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Additional information
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 161 - Moose Jaw
  Cemetery or memorial location Fort Richardson Post cemetery, Anchorage, Alaska    

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  Honour roll location(s) Moose Jaw
  Geo-memorial Maxmen Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.35°N / 104.75°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74P7
  Geo-memorial details The family has installed a memorial plaque at the lake northeast of Black Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19220120
  Place of birth Moose Jaw    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19410425
  Place of enlistment Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay district, Ontario    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay district, Ontario    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation factory worker
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