SIMPSON, ROBERT ALEXANDER

Birthdate
Birthplace
Lachine, Quebec, Canada
Age
28
Parents
Son of William Patterson Allison and Elizabeth Stevenson Simpson of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Religion
United Church
Occupation
Installor
Service number
J/91097
Engagement
1932-06-17, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Overseas
1943-07-07, United Kingdom
Date of death
1944-07-21
Died
Belgium, Killed in action
Force
Awards
Royal Canadian Air Force
Plot 10 | Row D | Grave 8

"IN SILENCE WE REMEMBER. MOTHER AND DAD"

Military grave
Additional info

Service number before becoming an Officer R/171384.

Awarded the Air Bomber badge on June 11, 1943.

Assigned to 101 (R.A.F.) Squadron on May 12, 1944.

Promoted to the rank of Pilot Officer on July 20, 1944.

Had one brother in the Overseas, C. Simpson (Royal Canadian Artillery).

Lancaster I W4967 SR-P, 101 Squadron R.A.F.  Shot down by Karl Beyer 1./NJG 4 (?)
Crashed near the Karmelieten Klooster in Kortrijk, Belgium.

Pilot Officer Sydney Emmington Smith J/85722 (Pilot) Royal Canadian Air Force. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium

Sergeant Charles Custance 1869160 (Flight Engineer) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

Warrent Officer 2 G.A. Noble R/147801 Royal Canadian Air Force. POW Injured.

Pilot Officer Robert Alexander Simpson J/91097 (Air Bomber) Royal Canadian Air Force.

Sergeant Alfred Corrothers Parkhill 1670523 (Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

Pilot Officer Carlton Henry Woelfle J/88324 (Wireless Operator) Royal Canadian Air Force. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium

Sergeant Hugh McGuigan 1097178 (Air Gunner)  Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

Sergeant Harold Grisdale 2206408 (Air Gunner)  Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

SIMPSON, ROBERT ALEXANDER
Robert Alexander SIMPSON