Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick Campbell Culbert

In memory of:

Flying Officer Frederick Campbell Culbert

June 26, 1943

Holtwick, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

J/13839

Age:

33

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

408 Sqdn.

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and clasp.

Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings in recognition of gallant service in action against the enemy, 13 August 1946.

Additional Information


Born:

June 17, 1910
Waskada, Manitoba

Enlistment:

November 24, 1941
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of George Arthur and Jean McLeod Campbell Culbert and brother of Jean. Husband of Margaret Rachel (nee Sanders) Culbert, of West Vancouver, British Columbia. Father of Richard.

Frederick Campbell Culbert is commemorated on the World War II Honour Roll located inside the Chapel at the West Vancouver United Church, West Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 150 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

Joint grave 12. D. 1-2.

Location:

The REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is located 5 km south west of Kleve. From Kleve the cemetery is located, using the Hoffmannallee from the Town Centre, which becomes the Materbornerallee. This road enters Reichswald Forest and becomes the Grunewaldstrasse. Follow direction Gennep, entering Reichswald Forest the cemetery is situated 500 metres on the left. Alternatively from the motorway 57, take exit Kleve/Goch, which leads onto the 9 N road in the direction towards Kleve. After 3 km turn left on to the 504 direction Kranenburg. Reichswald cemetery is clearly signposted on the 504 at cross roads Grunewald. REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is situated on the Grunewald Strasse direction Kleve on the right, 3 km from cross roads Grunewald.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of FREDERICK CAMPBELL CULBERT – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial – Flying Officer Frederick Campbell Culbert is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flying Officer Frederick Campbell Culbert 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 Frederick Campbell Culbert – (1910-1943)
Flying Officer, Royal Canadian Air Force
Service Number: J/13839

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