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Norbert David Roche

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Norbert David Roche

November 4, 1945

Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15269

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

168 (Heavy Transport) Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 5, 1917
Montreal, Québec

Enlistment:

June 6, 1940
Montreal, Québec

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.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

4. F. 19.

Location:

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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