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Roland Clinton Bacon
Roland Clinton Bacon Captain EC/9466 7th Battalion, Rajput Regiment, British Army Force 136, Special Operations Executive (SOE), March 28, 1904 Amherst, Nova Scotia September 23, 1942 Dehra Dun, India 38 March 13, 1945 41 Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma (Myammar) 18. D. 18. Commemorated on page 616 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on December 30 Roland Clinton Bacon was the son of Clinton and Lillian Bacon, and the husband of Elizabeth Pearl (née MacCrae) Bacon, of Amherst, Nova Scotia. They had four children. Roland Bacon initially enlisted with the 2nd Battalion of the Border Regiment in India. He was serving with Force 136 of the SOE, the Special Operations Executive from October 26, 1943 until his death in 1945. He also served with the Indian Field Broadcasting Unit. Captain Roland Bacon is commemorated on the headstone of his wife, Elizabeth Pearl Bacon (née MacCrae) who is buried in the cemetery at Big Baddeck, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. He is also commemorated on a War Memorial stain-glass window in the old Pine Hill Administration Building on the campus of the Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax, NS, and on the War Memorial Plaque at Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick.