Raymond Valentine Kiteley

Raymond Valentine Kiteley

British Columbia, Canada
Death 13 Jul 1945 (aged 21)
British Columbia, Canada
Burial Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada
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Memorial ID 18428078 · View Source
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Leading Aircraftman Raymond Valentine Kiteley lost his life while in training in The Royal Canadian Air Force as ESE of Bamfield, British Columbia when the plane in which he was flying crashed with 14 crew and passengers. All lives were lost and all were buried in 2 common graves nearby, 1 for the men and 1 for the women.

Raymond was the son of Wesley and Mary (Corbett) Kiteley. Husband of Violet (Whitney) Kiteley. Father to David Kiteley who married Marilyn Sigurdson. David and Marily have two children, Patrick and Melinda.

Raymond was killed in a fiery plane crash (just 3 months before his son David was born) while serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

After the death of Raymond; David was raised in a single-parent home by his mother, Violet. Pastor Violet Kiteley, became the founder of Shiloh Christian Church.

Viola Margaret (Kiteley) Moss 1910-1980
Mary Josephine Kiteley 1912-1913
James William Kiteley 1915-1942
Chris Kiteley
Lloyd Kiteley

Note: Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force that fell on the same day as Raymond Valentine:

Victor Gilbert Crosson,
William Edward Davies,
Donald William Hope,
William Hrysko,
Norman Marshall Johnson,
Roy Howard Jones,
Leo Leon Lamarche,
Harry Alexander Lowe,
Robert Joseph Martello,
Nicholas Maxwell Popovich,
Joseph Bertrand Raymond Presse, and
Lloyd Henry Tull

Family Members



Leading Aircraftman Royal Canadian Air Force

Gravesite Details R/255935



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 18428078
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond Valentine Kiteley (14 Feb 1924–13 Jul 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18428078, citing Ottawa Memorial, Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Jackie (contributor 46788388) .