Lawrence Russell BabkirkLeading AircraftmanR/174607Leading AircraftmanRoyal Canadian Air ForceJune 26, 1924Elgin, Albert Co., New BrunswickJuly 1, 1942 Moncton, New BrunswickMoncton, New Brunswick185 feet, 10 inchesMediumBlueLight BrownSingleCNR Carman ApprenticeBaptistAlice Beatrice Babkirk (Mother) St. John, New BrunswickJune 17, 194318Saint John (Greenwood) Cemetery, New Brunswick, CanadaGrave 528B. Lot 528.
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While in training at RCAF No. 8 Service Flying Training School, Moncton, New Brunswick, Leading Aircraftman Babkirk was killed in a flying accident two and one half miles west of Pacific Junction, New Brunswick. His Harvard 3051 crashed and caught fire. He was pulled from the burning wreckage, badly injured. He was taken to hospital where he died from his injuries. A second member of the crew was thrown from the wreck and was killed instantly.