Mount Lunn

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NE of Mitchell Lake on E side of Cariboo Mountains Provincial Park, S of McBride, Cariboo Land District
Tags: World War II
Latitude-Longitude: 52°59'37''N, 120°27'08''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93A/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 1 June 1966 on 93A.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Named to remember Royal Canadian Air Force Flight Lieutenant Gerald Alfred Lunn, J10875, from Quesnel; serving as air gunner with 429 Squadron when he was killed in action 17 April 1943, age 23. Buried in Septmonts Churchyard, Aisne, France, grave 5. Survived by parents Edgar Charles and Mabel Lunn, Quesnel.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office