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Name: Gerald Alexander Jamieson Rank: Flying Officer Service No: J/28677 Service: 15 RAF Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force Date of Birth: January 5, 1918 Place of Birth: Pugwash, Cumberland Co., NS Date of Enlistment: May 2, 1942 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Address At Enlistment: No. 60 CIBTC, Yarmouth Age at Enlistment: 24 Trade: Bank Clerk [Bank of Nova Scotia] Marital Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Alexander William Jamieson (Father) Pugwash, Cumberland Co., NS Date of Death: July 6, 1944 Age At Death: 26 Memorial: Runnymede Memorial Panel Reference: Panel 246. Commemorated on Page 344 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on July 24 Gerald Jamieson was the son of Alexander William and Jean Elizabeth Jamieson, of Pugwash, Cumberland Co. NS. He had two brothers and five sisters. His brother Leo William also served in the RCAF during WWII. He completed his Basic Training at No. 60 CIBTC, Yarmouth from April 9, 1942 until May 1, 1942 when he was discharged on enlistment with the RCAF. In July 1944, Flying Officer Jamieson was serving with 15th Squadron, RAF from Mildenhall, Suffolk, England and had completed thirteen operational flights with the Squadron. On the night of July 5/6, he was the Air Bomber on an aircraft engaged on a bombing operation over northern France. The aircraft failed to return the base and all the crew were lost. Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Gerald Alexander Jamieson