In memory of

Flight Sergeant

Robert William Calvert

who died on 15 Sep 1943


Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Flight Sergeant
  Service number R147798
  Date of death 19430915
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  R147798 Flight Sergeant (RCAF navigator) Robert William (Bill) Calvert (b.1922) of North Battleford was KIA 19430915 and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial just west of London, England, for airmen who died with no known grave. Calvert's Beaufighter was lost off the Faroe Islands on a flight from No. 54 Operational Training Unit. He was the son of David William and Laura Margaret (Fowlie) Calvert who came from Middlesex Co., Ontario. Bill was working as a parts man in his father's garage when he enlisted at Saskatoon early in 1942.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 437 - North Battleford
  Cemetery or memorial location Runnymede Memorial, Egham, Surrey, England    

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  Honour roll location(s) North Battleford
  Geo-memorial Calvert Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.05°N / 105.4333°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74P3
  Geo-memorial details South of Black Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19220606
  Place of birth North Battleford    
  Date of enlistment 19420117
  Place of enlistment Saskatoon    
  Residence on enlistment North Battleford    
  Occupation garageman
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