Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Oliver Rae

In memory of
Pilot Officer
Harold Oliver Rae
June 25, 1944

Military Service:

Service Number:
J/85912
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Canadian Air Force
Division:
9 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information:

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

Brother of Leslie Elmer Rae who died on March 16, 1945 while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force and Albert Thomas Rae who served with the Royal Canadian Navy.

Commemorated on Page 423 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
LONGUENESSE (ST OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
Plot 8. Row B. Coll. grave 12-15.
Location:
LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY is on the southern outskirts of St Omer and is about 45 kilometres south-east of Calais. When approaching the cemetery from St. Omer centre follow in the direction of Abbeville on the D 928. As you leave the town towards Longuenesse drive up the hill for about 600 metres and the cemetery is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Harold Oliver Rae – From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Harold Oliver Rae – From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and 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
  • Document – 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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