In memory of

Flying Officer

Robert Arthur James Vagg

who died on 12 Feb 1944

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 12 Operational Training Unit, Royal Air Force
  Rank Flying Officer
  Service number J23744
  Date of death 19440212
  Cause of death died in a training accident
Narrative history
  J23744 Flying Officer (RCAF bomb aimer) Robert Arthur James Vagg (b.1915) of Regina died 19440212 and is buried at Botley cemetery, North Hinksey, Oxfordshire, England. Vagg's Wellington crashed near Fosters Booth, Northamptonshire, during a training flight from No. 12 Operational Training Unit. He was the son of Robert William and Florence Rebecca (Burroughs) Vagg and left a wife Verna Fay (Gillis) and children Sharon Rebecca and Robert William. Robert Jr. graduated from Victoria school, Balfour Tech and Campion college and was working as a bookkeeper for his father's plumbing firm when he enlisted at Regina early in 1942.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Botley cemetery, North Hinksey, Oxfordshire, England    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial Vagg Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 54.7333°N / 103.3167°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 63L11
  Geo-memorial details South of Deschambault.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19151119
  Place of birth Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19420331
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation bookkeeper
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