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Charles Sydney Aistrop

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Charles Sydney Aistrop

October 6, 1944

Gelds, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

J/13484

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

440 Sqdn.

Honours and Awards:

Air Force Cross

Additional Information


Son of Robert Charles and Rachel Aistrop. Husband of Verna Alice Aistrop, of Sudbury, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

25. F. 16.

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 CHARLES SYDNEY AISTROP– Free domain photo from archives
  • Letter– Details from Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa
  • Collage of photos and documents, from Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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