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Clarence Lyall Shaver

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Clarence Lyall Shaver

March 2, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


439 Sqdn.

Additional Information

Son of Clarence and Bessie Shaver; husband of Catherine Purcell Shaver, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 563 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information



Grave Reference:

21. H. 18.


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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  • Grave Marker– The grave marker for Flight Lieutenant CL Shaver in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery in Kleve, Klever Landkreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

plot number 21. H. 18.
  • Photo of Clarence Shaver– (Archives photo, copyright free)  F/L Shaver while with 439 Sqdn RCAF flting the Hawker Typhoon.
  • 439 Operational Records Book:  March 2, 1945 entry.
  • Letter– Circumstances of crash, LAC, Ottawa.
  • Document– Circumstances of crash, LAC, Ottawa.
  • Document– Circumstances of crash, LAC, Ottawa.
  • Photo of CLARENCE LYALL SHAVER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Clarence Shaver– Photo from Squadron Leader Donald "Chunky" Gordon, (DFC & Bar, USA DFC) Memorabila

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