Warrant Officer Class II Perry King
SAC 1938-1939

Warrant Officer Class II Perry King was the son of William Charles and Esther Price King, of Aurora, Ontario and brother of Pilot Officer William David King (who also died in World War II). He attended St. Andrew's College from 1938 to 1939.

He served with No. 458 Squadron (?), Royal Canadian Air Force and was killed in Italy February 25, 1943 at the age of  21. As he has no known grave, he is remembered on the Malta Memorial, Malta (Grave Reference: Panel 10, Column 2.)

The Malta Memorial is situated in the area of Floriana and is easily identified by the Golden Eagle which surmounts the column. It stands outside the King's Gate, the main entrance to Valletta. It was built on a site generously provided by the Government of Malta, commemorates those who lost their lives whilst serving with the Commonwealth Air Forces flying from bases in Austria, Italy, Sicily, islands of the Adriatic and Mediterranean, Malta, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, West Africa, Yugoslavia and Gibraltar, and who have no known grave.

Together with his brother, he is remembered at St. Andrew's Collge with The King Memorial Trophy which is presented to the boy living in Macdonald House who most excels in studies, games, deportment and character.

  • Canadian Virtual War Memorial Page for Perry King.
  • Commemorated on Page 177 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance.