FO Mervin Leverne McEachern

FO Mervin Leverne McEachern

Birth
Kinistino, Prince Albert Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Death 29 Nov 1954 (aged 21)
Germany
Burial Choloy-Menillot, Departement de Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot Section 6 - Row A - Grave 13
Memorial ID 97808665 · View Source
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FIERCE, FIERY WARRIORS FOUGHT UPON THE CLOUDS,
IN RANKS AND SQUADRONS.
LET THEIR REMEMBRANCE BE AS LASTING AS THE
LAND THEY
HONOURED.

F/O M.L. McEachern was a pilot with 422 Squadron at 4 (F) Wing, Baden-Soellingen, Germany, was killed when the engine of his F-86 Sabre aircraft failed on landing approach.

Military Service:-
Rank: Flying Officer
Trade: pilot
Service Number: 43943
Age: 21
Force: Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit: 422 Squadron, 4 (F) Wing, Baden-Soellingen, Germany

He enlisted in the RCAF on 4 November 1952 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Son of Neil and Ester McEachern of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada; husband of Jonina (née Eliasson), Gimli, Manitoba; brother of Lyle, Clifford, Lloyd, Fern and Joan McEachern.

Flying Officer Mervin Leverne MacEachern is commemorated on Page 58 of the 'In the Service of Canada' Book of Remembrance.

F/O M. L. McEACHERN is one of 107 airmen's names inscribed on the Honour Roll on the Sabre Pilots Memorial at RCAF Memorial Museum in Trenton, Ontario, Canada; the unveiling ceremony of the Sabre Pilots Memorial took place on 19 June 1998.


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  • Created by: SJB Hearn
  • Added: 26 Sep 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 97808665
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for FO Mervin Leverne McEachern (8 May 1933–29 Nov 1954), Find a Grave Memorial no. 97808665, citing Choloy War Cemetery, Choloy-Menillot, Departement de Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by SJB Hearn (contributor 46864594) .