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Walter David Deatherage

In memory of:

Sergeant Walter David Deatherage

September 10, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/139948

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

September 7, 1922
Hardisty, Alberta

Enlistment:

December 5, 1941
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Son of Roy Fred and Pearl Ida Deatherage, of Whitecourt, Alberta.

Brother of Pilot Officer George Edward Deatherage, who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 69 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 17. E. 15-18.

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.

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  • Photo of WALTER DAVID DEATHERAGE– From his service file
  • Memorial– Sergeant Walter David Deatherage is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Walter David Deatherage 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

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