|Birth: ||Nov. 20, 1922|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 1943|
1943 March Quarter death registration-
Name: Aitken, Alexander C.
Volume & Page: 11a & 1251
Pilot Officer Aiken lost his life when his 'Spitfire' (#EP202) aircraft was in a mid-air collision, over the English Channel, with another 'Spitfire'. The pilot in the other aircraft [Spitfire #EN777) survived the accident.
From the Canadian Virtual War Memorial--
Rank: Pilot Officer
Service Number: J/16586
Force: Air Force
Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
Division: 421 RCAF Squadron-[MOTTO: 'Bellicum cecinere' - They have sounded the war trumpet]; 421 Squadron based at RAF Fairwood Common
Son of Alexander Drummond Aitken and Margaret (née Craig) Aitken of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His father, Alexander Drummond Aitken, was born in Aberdeen, Scotland; his mother, Margaret Craig, was born in Ayrshire, Scotland.
Pilot Officer Alexander Craig Aitken is commemorated on Page 130 of Canada's Second World War Book of Remembrance.
Angle (St. Mary) Churchyard
Created by: SJ Hearn
Record added: Jun 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112717956
Added: Jan. 3, 2017
For Pilot Officer Alexander Craig AITKEN, with gratitude.|
Added: Aug. 11, 2014