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 George Harley Aitchison

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George Harley Aitchison

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 25 Nov 1953
  • Burial Choloy-Menillot, Departement de Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France
  • Plot Section 5 - Section A - Grave 7
  • Memorial ID 96822881

Squadron Leader George Harley Aitchison was attached to AAFCE (Fontainebleau, France) at the time of his death. He was riding as a passenger with an American driving the vehicle at the time of his death.

Military Service:-
Service Number: 19608
Rank: Squadron Leader
Force: Royal Canadian Air Force
Age: 39

S/L Aitchison died on 25 November 1953 and he was buried at the Chambiere French military cemetery in Metz France on 30 November 1953. His remains were exhumed, along with an estimated 18 other RCAF military personnel, in August 1954, and relocated at the RCAF military cemetery at Choloy France

S/L Aitchison was an Air Cadet and a reserve in the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) before he enlisted in the RCAF on 4 April 1941. S/L Aitchison had received the following awards during his career with the RCAF: Maple Leaf Clasp, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, War Medal, and the 1939-1945 Star.


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  • Created by: SJ Hearn
  • Added: 10 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96822881
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Harley Aitchison (unknown–25 Nov 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96822881, citing Choloy War Cemetery, Choloy-Menillot, Departement de Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by SJ Hearn (contributor 46864594) .