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Evan Ellis Nelson

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Evan Ellis Nelson

December 20, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

R/52648

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

70 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Harry Ellis Nelson and Nellie Maud Nelson, of Merritton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 40 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BENGHAZI WAR CEMETERY
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 8. A. 4-5.

Location:

The BENGHAZI WAR CEMETERY is about 7 kilometres south-east of Benghazi. To reach it take the main western road as far as the Ring road. The cemetery is about 1 kilometre along this road on the right-hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Merritton Ontario War Memorial
  • Names on the Merriton Ontario War Memorial
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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