Christie Memorial Provincial Park

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Christie Memorial
Provincial Park
Looking over Lake Skaha from the park
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Municipality Okanagan Falls
Location Okanagan
 - coordinates 49°21′N 119°34′W / 49.350°N 119.567°W / 49.350; -119.567Coordinates: 49°21′N 119°34′W / 49.350°N 119.567°W / 49.350; -119.567
Christie Memorial Provincial Park is located in British Columbia
Christie Memorial Provincial Park
Location within British Columbia

Christie Memorial Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located in the town of Okanagan Falls at the south end of Skaha Lake.

The park was established on 5 October 1965, in remembrance of RCAF Pilot Officer Robert G. Christie, DFM. Christie was serving as a Navigator (flight officer) with No. 97 Squadron RAF when he was killed in action 23 September 1943. As the only serviceman from Okanagan Falls killed in action during World War II, this Provincial Park was named after him.

He is buried at Rheinberg War Cemetery, Kamp-Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany, grave 8. C. 18.

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