In memory of
Roy Henry Corner
who died on 12 Dec 1942
|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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|398 - Pleasantdale
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|Gander cemetery, Newfoundland & Labrador
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|Corner Lake, Saskatchewan
|55.95°N / 105.95°W
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|Northwest of Black Bear Island lake.
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