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Ivan Andrew Isfeld

In memory of:

Flying Officer Ivan Andrew Isfeld

August 31, 1943

Duisburg, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

J/16895

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

139 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45. Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings in recognition of gallant service in action against the enemy, the 8 October 1946.

Additional Information


Born:

February 9, 1921
Langruth, Manitoba

Enlistment:

November 22, 1940
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Holm Geir Isfeld and Olive May (nee Lytle) Isfeld, of Fort Rouge, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Brother of Ella French, Ethel Borgford, Christine Poole, Carrie Alexander, Laura and Bertha Isfeld.

Commemorated on Page 173 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

Joint grave 6. F. 8.

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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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of IVAN ANDREW ISFELD– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Ivan Andrew Isfeld is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Ivan Andrew Isfeld 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
  • Gravemarker

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