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Harrison Taylor Mossip

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Harrison Taylor Mossip

March 7, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15927

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

245 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of Henry Bertrand Mossip and Eliza Jane Mossip; husband of Helen Mossip. Cousin of Flight Officer Carmen Fletcher Sutcliffe, 42908, Royal Air Force, who lost his life on 24 July 1941. Lieutenant Mossip is commemorated on a bronze plaque on the Cenotaph located in St. Marys, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 548 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

18. G. 14.

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

  • Letter– Letter to Mrs. Mossip, with details of crash and burial.  LAC, Ottawa.
  • Group Photo– Back row 3rd from left. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • St Marys Cenotaph
  • St Marys Town Hall Bronze Plaque

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