Douglass Smith Kirkwood

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Douglass Smith Kirkwood

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  • Douglas Kirkwood

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Dates of existence

1921-1944

History

Douglass Smith Kirkwood was a Warrant Officer 2nd Class in the Royal Canadian Air Force and a former Mount Royal College student. Kirkwood was the only son of William and Catherine Kirkwood and was born in Calgary, Alberta. He attended Mount Royal College from 1930-1936 and continued his education in Edmonton, Alberta by attending the University of Alberta from 1937-1942, earning a Bachelor of Science in Geology. Kirkwood enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on April 28, 1942. Kirkwood was part of the seven man crew for a Avro Lancaster LL960 HW-D which was part of 100 Squadron, stationed at Royal Air Force Station Grimsby in County Lincolnshire, England. On May 21, 1944 Kirkwood's Lancaster bomber was deployed on a mission over Duisburg, Germany where it was shot down. Douglass Smith Kirkwood is buried at the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery in Kleve, Germany.

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Calgary, Alberta

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Related entity

Douglas Gordon Purdy (1920-1942)

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MRUASC-AR0023

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family

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Gordon Stanley Purdy (1890-[19--])

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MRUASC-AR0027

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family

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Purdy family

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MRUASC-AR0022

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family

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MRUASC-AR0024

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Created March 27, 2018 by SD.

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  • English

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File 0040-11 - Warrant officer class II Douglass S. Kirkwood

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