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Edward Sudbury Alexander

In memory of:

Squadron Leader Edward Sudbury Alexander

January 14, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15543

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

156 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Medal

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of Dare Robertson and Sybil Alexander. Husband of Karewera Rosalia Alexander, of Regina, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 235 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 29. B. 2.

Location:

BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY is located 39 Km north west of Antwerp and 19 Km after passing the Border into the Netherlands. The N11 connects Antwerp to Bergen op Zoom via Kapellen, Pulte, Hoogerheide and finally on to Bergen op Zoom. On reaching Bergen op Zoom railway station, turn right onto the Bredastraat. Follow this road for 500 M where it becomes Wouwsestraatweg and carry straight on for 2.5 km. The street name has now changed to the Ruytershoveweg and the war cemetery can be found on the left 200 M further than the Canadian cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Squadron Leader Edward Sudbury Alexander is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Squadron Leader Edward Sudbury Alexander is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of EDWARD SUDBURY ALEXANDER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo– Photo found in military service file. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery– Photograph with the kind permission of 'The War Graves Photographic Project.
  • Grave Marker– The CWGC grave headstone of S/L Edward Sudbury ALEXANDER, DFC, DFM--in the Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery--Netherlands.  (Photograph with the kind permission of 'The War Graves Photographic Project')

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