In memory of


Roy Henry Corner

who died on 12 Dec 1942

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Corporal
  Service number R61971
  Date of death 19421212
  Cause of death died of non-combat causes
Narrative history
  R61971 Corporal (RCAF aero engine mechanic) Roy Henry Corner (b.1920) of Lac Vert died 19421212 and is buried at Gander cemetery. Corner perished in a fire at the Knights of Columbus hostel, St. John's, Newfoundland, while trying to save young ladies at a dance. He was the son of Alan R. and Dorothy (Marr) Corner who arrived from West Hartlepool, Durham, England, to homestead NW13-41-18-W2 in 1908. Roy was educated at Old Pleasantdale and Lac Vert schools and was working as a store clerk when he enlisted at Saskatoon in 1940.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 398 - Pleasantdale
  Cemetery or memorial location Gander cemetery, Newfoundland & Labrador    

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  Honour roll location(s) Pleasantdale
  Geo-memorial Corner Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 55.95°N / 105.95°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 73P13
  Geo-memorial details Northwest of Black Bear Island lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19201006
  Place of birth Lac Vert    
  Date of enlistment 19400419
  Place of enlistment Saskatoon    
  Residence on enlistment Lac Vert    
  Occupation store clerk
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