of Remembrance - Volume II
Captain Paul James Rackham
son of John Henry and Vittorina (nee Carrer) Rackham and brother of
Ralph Rackham of Willowdale, Ontario, Paul Rackman was born May 16,
1948 London, England and enlisted September 6, 1966 at Toronto, Ontario.
stationed at Baden, Germany, Captain Paul Rackham was killed on the 10
May 1973, while on an exchange mission in Norway. His Canadian
104 Starfighter tail number 104864 crashed while on a final turn (landing
pattern) at Bodo, Norway.He was just 24 years old.
To read a fitting tribute to Capatain Rackman, see this national newspaper article
- Captain Paul James Rackham was
the first Canadian serviceman whose remains were sent home to Canada
and the first to travel the long lonely road that is now known as the
Highway of Heroes.
- Captain Paul James Rackham is interred at the HOLY CROSS CEMETERY located in Langstaff, Ontario.
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