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John Ritchie Grant

In memory of
Squadron Leader Flight Engineer.
John Ritchie Grant
May 12, 1944

Military Service:

Service Number:
40220
Age:
29
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Division:
115 Sqdn.

Additional Information:

Born:
January 13, 1915 Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Colonel C. R. Grant and Beatrice L. Grant; husband of Ellena Vivienne Grant, of Oxford.

Commemorated on Page 320 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
WILSELE CHURCHYARD , Belgium
Grave Reference:
Row R. Grave 5.
Location:
WILSELE CHURCHYARD is located 1 Km north of Leuven. From Leuven railway station turn right onto the dual carageway (R23) and into the Diestsevest, and continue for 800 m before turning left onto the Vaart. After 400 m you turn right and right again (around the Water Vaartkom) and again onto the Vaart leading to the Kolonel Begaultlaan after the railway tracks. Continue along this street which runs alongside the canal and after 1000 m turn left on to the Pastoor Legrandstraat. 250 m further on the right hand side you will see St Martinus kerk. The Commission plot is situated behind the church at the bottom end of the cemetery against the boundary wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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