Samuel Charles Franklin (Franks) Summers

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Rank and Honours: Sergeant R/19298
Unit(s): RCAF, 407 sqdn- “costal”*
Next of Kin/Parents: Mr. Edward and Mrs. Beatrice Summers

Toronto, ON

Date of Birth: 1920
Date of Death (& Place): 29 April, 1943.

Probably wounded on anti-submarine patrol in English Channel

Age: 23
Burial Information: Heanton Punchardon (St. Austine) Churchyard, Devon, UK

Row O, grave 6

Further Personal Information Roll of Honour

War Memorial More/ Fisher Slype. St. Michael’s College War Memorial outside Chapel

St. Michael’s College School


*costal command harbour, Oban (on firth of Lorn, Scotland) can be seen in a painting by L. R. Adwinckle in granatstein/morton’s book “A Nation Founded in Fire- Canadians and the Second World War- 1939-45”. Pictured are “short Sutherland” flying boats undergoing refuelling, rearming for next anti-submarine patrols

Details have been verified from the following sources:
See Also: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Canadian Virtual War Memorial