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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Earl Stewart Rheaume

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Earl Stewart Rheaume

June 12, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/111159

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

431 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 207 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

28. B. 12.

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– Flight Sergeant Earl Stewart Rheaume is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Earl Stewart Rheaume 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 EARL STEWART RHEAUME– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of EARL STEWART RHEAUME– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Certificate– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Earl Rheaume
  • Telegram
  • Last mission
  • Letter to Mrs Rheume from the Chaplain
  • Last mission
  • Letter
  • Details of crash (1 of 3)
  • Details of crash (2 of 3)
  • Details of crash (3 of 3)
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • Original Gravemarker– Original burial place of Earle Rheaume
  • Original Gravemarker– Photo 2 of Earl Rheaume's original burial location.
  • Gravemarker– Final Resting place.
  • Crash Report (Page 1 of 2)
  • Crash Report (Page 2 of 2)
  • Log Book
  • Map of Crash site
  • Crest
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Service Booklet
  • Service Booklet Page 2 & 3
  • Service Booklet Page 4 & 5
  • Service Booklet Page 6 & 7
  • Photo of Crash Site Excavation
  • Photo 2 of Crash Site Excavation
  • Photo 3 of Crash Site Excavation
  • Log Book
  • Final Salute to Heroes
  • Group Photo
  • Photo 2 of Group
  • Certificate
  • Lest we forget poem
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Group Photo– Earl Rheaume; Back Row circled. 
Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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