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Harry Harvey Lively
Harry Harvey Lively Flying Officer J/29283 Royal Canadian Air Force 639 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. June 24, 1920 Shubenacadie, Hants Co., NS February 27, 1941 Halifax, NS Sheet Harbour, NS 20 5 feet, 4 inches Fair Blue Auburn Single (at enlistment) Married on August 25, 1943 at Sheet Harbour Warehouse Clerk United Samuel Anson Lively (Father) Sheet Harbour, NS Ella Marguerite Lively (Wife) Sheet Harbour, NS (Married August 25, 1943) August 16, 1944 24 Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, UK 43.C.6. Commemorated on page 336 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 4 Flying Officer Lively was the son of Samuel Anson Lively and Willena Lively and husband of Ella Marguerite Lively, and father of Sharon Ray Lively (b. August 8, 1944) of Sheet Harbour, NS. He was the brother of Jim, Elliot, and Irving Lively. Having trained in Canada Flying Officer Lively went overseas embarking Halifax on November 1, 1943 and disembarking in the United Kingdom on November 9, 1943. He joined 639 RAF Squadron on July 4, 1944. On August 16, 1944 Flying Officer Lively was on an anti-aircraft co-operation exercise at Hayle, Cornwall. He departed at 9:50 am on a flight, in Hurricane KZ 570, that was to be approximately one hour and twenty minutes. The weather at the time of take off was good; however, the weather deteriorated. The second Hurricane in the flight operation landed at Portreath. The Hurricane flown by P/O Lively failed to land and crashed approximately two miles east of the airfield at Portreath at 11:20 AM. P/O Lively parachuted from the aircraft but was severly injured in the fall and was unconscious when the rescue ambulance arrived. He died at 11:30 am before he could be put into the ambulance. He was buried on August 19, 1944 at the Brrokwood Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, UK