Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Bernard Zimring

In memory of:

Flying Officer Bernard Zimring

November 4, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/43636

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

101 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Samuel and Elsie Zimring, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 486 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

28. B. 3.

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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  • Obituary– Bernard Zimring is honoured on page 84 of the memorial book,
CANADIAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II, Part II: Casualties,
compiled by David Rome for the Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1948.  
This extract is provided courtesy of the Canadian Jewish Congress which holds the copyright for this volume.  For additional information about these archival records, please contact:
The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives 
1590 Ave. Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que. H3G 1C5 (Canada)
telephone: 514-931-7531 ex. 2 
facsimile:  514-931-0548 
website:     www.cjc.ca
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Bernard Zimring is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Bernard Zimring 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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