Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Leslie Elmer Rae

In memory of
Pilot Officer
Leslie Elmer Rae
March 16, 1945

Military Service:

Service Number:
J/95546
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Canadian Air Force
Division:
12 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information:

Son of Elmer and Olive Rae (1976 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother).

Brother of Harold Olivier Rae who died on June 25, 1944 while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force and Thomas Rae who served with the Royal Canadian Navy.

Commemorated on Page 556 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY , Germany
Grave Reference:
11. F. 25.
Location:
Durnbach is a village 16 kilometres east of Bad Tolz, a town 48 kilometres south of Munich. Durnbach War Cemetery is 3 kilometres north of the village Gmund am Tegernsee. Using the A8 from Munich, turn off at the junction Holzkirchen, taking the 318 road in the direction of Gmund am Tegernsee. At the crossroads with the 472, turn left in the direction of Miesbach. The cemetery is situated approximately 500 metres on the left from the 318/472 crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping – Memorialized on the pages of the Toronto Telegram. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document – From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of LESLIE ELMER RAE – From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Temporary Grave Marker – From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography – From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Mrs Olive Rae (Jubb) Silver Cross Mother 1976. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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