Bert Prendergast Carleton Place

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Bert Prendergast Carleton Place

 

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Military Service
Service Number:
R/82744

Age:
27

Force:
Air Force

Unit:
Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:
115 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):
1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information
Born:
July 9, 1915
Carleton Place, Ontario

Enlistment:
February 1, 1941
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of James Henry and Sarah Anne (nee Beach) Prendergast of Carleton Place, Ontario. Brother of Wilfred, James, William, Harold, Helen, Ivy, Norah and Margaret. The ‘Canadian’ wrote: He was a fine type of young Canadian manhood, honest and upright, pleasant and courteous, and highly respected by his elders. When the call for duty came, Bert gave his services voluntarily to his King and country and last week gave his life for freedom. The ‘Canadian’ wrote: He was a fine type of young Canadian manhood, honest and upright, pleasant and courteous, and highly respected by his elders. When the call for duty came, Bert gave his services voluntarily to his King and country and last week gave his life for freedom.

 

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Ocotber 30–1942

Cemetery:

BECK ROW (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD
Suffolk, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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