Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Hector Beattie Lancaster

In memory of
Flying Officer
Hector Beattie Lancaster
July 10, 1943

Military Service:

Service Number:
Air Force
Royal Canadian Air Force
408 Sqdn.

Additional Information:

Commemorated on Page 179 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Grave Reference:
15. G. 3.
The REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is located 5 km south west of Kleve. From Kleve the cemetery is located, using the Hoffmannallee from the Town Centre, which becomes the Materbornerallee. This road enters Reichswald Forest and becomes the Grunewaldstrasse. Follow direction Gennep, entering Reichswald Forest the cemetery is situated 500 metres on the left. Alternatively from the motorway 57, take exit Kleve/Goch, which leads onto the 9 N road in the direction towards Kleve. After 3 km turn left on to the 504 direction Kranenburg. Reichswald cemetery is clearly signposted on the 504 at cross roads Grunewald. REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is situated on the Grunewald Strasse direction Kleve on the right, 3 km from cross roads Grunewald.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Family gravemarker – Hector Beattie Lancaster is named on his parent's grave marker along with his brother Lloyd Ross Lancaster, in Rodney (McLean) Cemetery, Ontario
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Hector Lancaster
  • Grave Marker
  • Memorial – Rodney Ontario
  • Memorial – Hector's name appears along with his brother's name on the Honour Roll in Wardsville United Church.

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