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Carmichael, Douglas John

Flight Sergeant, Air Observation Post, No. 106 (R.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Douglas John CarmichaelService no. R/56171
Born November 18, 1918
Died October 26, 1941

Son of Archibald Donald and Catherine Isabelle Carmichael, of Barrie, Ontario, Canada.

Attended Noranda High School before he was admitted to Bishop’s (The Quad, 1938, p.17).

Received his B.A. in 1938.

“Hoagy” went on to study Mining Engineering at Queen’s (The Quad, 1938, p.17).

Notes and News writer for The Mitre in 1937 (The Quad, 1937, n.p.).

Played for the Soccer team in 1936 (The Quad, 1936, n.p.), but gave it up in following years in favor of other activities. Doug was Assistant Manager of the Junior and Intermediate Hockey teams in 1937, becoming Manager in 1938 (The Quad, 1937, n.p.; 1938, p.65, 66). Played for the Third Year team in Inter-Class Hockey, winners of the 1938 McKinnon Trophy (The Quad, 1938, p.72). Doug played Rugby for the three years he was at Bishop’s, “making a valuable contribution” to the team (The Quad, 1938, p.17, 38, 64).

Business Manager for the Year Book Committee in 1938 (The Quad, 1938, p.12).

*Remembered in 2001

With all this record of extra-curricular activity, a good academic standing was tucked away each year to Doug’s credit.

The Quad, 1938, p.17

Burial Information:

Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany

Grave reference 26. B. 14.


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