In memory of

Flight Sergeant

Owen Harvey Phoenix

who died on 26 Jul 1943

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 419 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Flight Sergeant
  Service number R132192
  Date of death 19430726
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  R132192 Flight Sergeant (No. 419 Moose Squadron RCAF bomb aimer) Owen Harvey Phoenix (b.1920) of Regina was KIA 19430726 and is buried at Reichswald Forest war cemetery, Kleve, Germany. Phoenix' Halifax crew had completed their bomb run over Essen and entered a cloud bank when the tail of their aircraft was clipped by another and they crashed at Dusseldorf. He was the son of Joseph Oliver and Edith Pearl (Real) Phoenix, farmers. Owen was born at Regina, educated at Field school, Sedley, and Balfour Tech and was working as a warehouse clerk for Western Dry Goods when he enlisted at Regina late in 1941.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Reichswald Forest war cemetery, Kleve, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial Phoenix Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.4333°N / 104.95°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74P7
  Geo-memorial details North of Black Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19200615
  Place of birth Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19411006
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation warehouseman
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