Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jack Gordon Pearce

In memory of
Flight Sergeant
Jack Gordon Pearce
July 27, 1944
Maisontiers, France

Military Service:

Service Number:
R/190936
Age:
22
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Canadian Air Force
Division:
619 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information:

Born:
August 4, 1921 Toronto, Ontario
Enlistment:
September 11, 1942 Toronto, Ontario

Son of William James and Elsie May Pearce (1990 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Toronto, Ontario.

His brother Stewart William Pearce died December 12, 1942 while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 413 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
PORNIC WAR CEMETERY ; Loire-Atlantique, France
Grave Reference:
Coll. grave 1. H. 4-8.
Location:
Pornic is a small seaside resort and fishing port on the north side of Borgneuf Bay and is 51 kilometres west-south-west of Nantes and 20 kilometres south-south-east of St.Nazaire via the toll bridge over the River Loire. The PORNIC WAR CEMETERY is on the north-eastern outskirts of the town one kilometre east of the church on the south side of the road to Chauve. It lies opposite the south-eastern corner of Pornic Communal Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JACK GORDON PEARCE – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JACK GORDON PEARCE – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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