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Memorial Service Held at Cambridge St. United Church

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Memorial Service Held at Cambridge St. United Church

Simple, Sincere Service was in Memory of FO. James McLean, FO. Arthur Fletcher and Sgt.-Obs. Howard Sleep.

A simple sincere memorial service formed a part of the communion service held in Cambridge St. United Church, Sunday morning.

A magnificent array of flowers and palms across the front of the altar were placed by the families of the boys who have given their lives in the service of their country, namely FO. James McLean, killed April 1st, 1942, Buried ot [at] Riverside; FO. Arthur Fletcher, killed March 29th, 1943, Buried in England and Sgt-Obs. Howard Sleep, killed March 29th, 1943 and buried in Germany.

The pastor, Rev. J.J. Black, also referred to the recent passing of FO. Bruce Frederick and to the sad news of Flt-Sgt. Jack Owens being reported as missing overseas. Prayers were offered by the pastor and a memorial hymn was sung.

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Genealogical Resource
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Date of Publication:
4 Apr 1944
Personal Name(s):
James McLean ; James Kerr Mclean ; Arthur Fletcher ; Arthur Haydn Fletcher ; Howard Sleep ; Howard Cephus Sleep ; J.J. Black ; Bruce Frederick ; William Bruce Frederick ; Jack Owens
World War II Service Files
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  • Latitude: 44.3583043648885 Longitude: -78.7412368250469
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Memorial Service Held at Cambridge St. United Church