BOYLE, ERNEST ELROY

Birthdate
Birthplace
Markdale, Ontario, Canada
Age
26
Parents
Son of Ernest Howard Boyle and Ina Minerva Boyle of Kimberley, Ontario, Canada
Religion
United Church
Occupation
Farmer
Service number
J/91059
Engagement
1942-12-10, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Overseas
1943-12-01, United Kingdom
Date of death
1944-07-21
Died
Belgium, Killed in action
Force
Awards
Royal Canadian Air Force
Plot 11 | Row G | Grave 4

"HE GAVE HIS ALL THAT WE MIGHT LIVE. EVER LOVED EVER REMEMBERED"

Military grave
Additional info

Served in 1941 with the Queens Own Rifles of Canada (Infantry).

Service number before becoming an Officer R/212731.

Awarded the Air Gunner badge on October 29, 1943.

Assigned to the 101 (R.A.F.) Squadron on June 24, 1944.

Promote to the rank of Pilot Officer on July 19, 1944.

Lancaster I LL862 SR-K, 101 (R.A.F.) Squadron took part in a raid on Moers/Homberg, Germany. The aircraft was according to German documents shot down by FLAK near Bissegem (area of Kortrijk), Belgium.

Pilot Officer Daniel Lewis Walter Meier J/86655 (Pilot) Royal Canadian Air Force. PoW No: 6956 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagan and Belaria, Poland. Died January 1977.

Sergeant Ian Henry Milne Reid 1293545 (Flight Engineer) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Cambrai Communal Cemetery, France.


Pilot Officer Dominic Ianuziello J/9105 (Navigator) Royal Canadian Air Force.


Sergeant Lowell Kennedy Gwilliam R/181002 Royal Canadian Air Force. Evaded. Died October 1965.


Pilot Officer Jack Elwin McIntosh Nixon J/91096 (Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner) Royal Canadian Air Force. Cambrai Communal Cemetery, France.


Pilot Officer Keith Gosling 176529 (Specialist Operator) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Cambrai Communal Cemetery, France.


Pilot Officer Ernest Elroy Boyle J/91059 (Air Gunner) Royal Canadian Air Force.


Pilot Officer Glenn Thomas Douglas J/94225 (Air Gunner) Royal Canadian Air Force.

BOYLE, ERNEST ELROY (101 (R.A.F.) Sqdn)
Ernest Elroy BOYLE