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Name: George Beverley Rank: Sergeant Service No: R/116049 Service: Royal Canadian Air Force 113th Squadron Date of Birth: December 27, 1916 Place of Birth: Alberdeenshire, Scotland Date of Enlistment: July 4, 1941 Place of Enlistment: Winnipeg Address at Enlistment: 158 MvIntosh Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba Employment: Globelig Battery Co. Winnipeg (4 Years) Religion: United Next of Kin: George Beverley (Father) Winnipeg, Manitoba Date of Death: February 26, 1943 Age at Death: 26 Grave Reference: Sec. 12A. Grave 1374. Cemetery: Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery Commemorated on Page 136 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on March 22 George Beverley was the son of George G. Beverley and Christina Beverley, of Winnipeg and husband of Pearl E. Beverley, of Winnipeg. Sergeant Beverley was taken on strength with 113th Squadron Yarmouth on January 1, 1943. He was killed on February 26, 1943, the result of a flying accident about seventeen miles north west of Digby in the Bay of Fundy while on a air surveillance flight. The aircraft was a Hudson Mk III with a crew of four, piloted by Flying Officer John Basil Bond. Sergeant Beverley was the wireless operator/air gunner. James Lorne Kenneth Daly and John Nathan Treadwell were also killed in the accident. The cause of the crash is unknown. Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Canadian Virtual War Memorial
George Beverley
The Winnipeg Tribune, February 27, 1943