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Norbert David Roche

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Norbert David Roche

November 4, 1945


Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


168 (Heavy Transport) Sqdn.

Additional Information


March 5, 1917
Montreal, Quebec


June 6, 1940
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Charles Michael and Stella Clement Roche. Husband of Donabel Betsey Martin Roche, of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Canada's Air Force Poland Humanitarian Plaque.

Commemorated on Page 559 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

4. F. 19.


Munster is 57 kilometres south west of Osnabruck, and 62 kilometres north west of Dortmund. The MUNSTER HEATH WAR CEMETERY is 11 kilometres north east of the town of Munster, 3 kilometres north of the main road to Telgte and Osnabruck. Munster can be approached from the A43 or A1. Both motorways take you to the junction 'Kreuz Munster Sud'. From this junction follow the 51A road which becomes the 51 road to Telgte. When passing the railway station 'Haudorf' take the first road left which leads to the civil cemetery 'Waldfriedhof Lauheide'. MUNSTER HEATH WAR CEMETERY is signposted within the civil cemetery (with CWGC signs).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Group Photo– Left to right: Flight Lieutenant Norbert Roche, Squadron Leader Alfred Webster, Flight Lieutenant Donald Forest Caldwell, Flight Lieutenant Edward Harling and Sergeant Edwin Erwin Phillips. Source: Department of National Defence.

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