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Nathaniel Wesley McNair

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Nathaniel Wesley McNair

November 26, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/166512

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

460 (R.A.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Nathaniel James David and Jennie McNair, of Chilliwack, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 192 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

1. C. 12.

Location:

Sage is a village 24 km south of Oldenburg, a town 43 km west of Bremen and 28 km north of the main road from Bremen to Holland. The cemetery lies 2 km south of the village on the west side of the road to Osnabruck. From the A1 Bremen/Munster motorway visitors should leave at the Wildeshousen Nord junction and take 213 following signs for Alhorn and Oldenburg. After 8 km and immediately after the village of Alhorn turn right at the roundabout and follow signs for Oldenburg along the Oldenburgerstrasse. The cemetery lies on the left hand side of the road 4 km from Alhorn.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Nathaniel Wesley McNair is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Nathaniel Wesley McNair 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
  • Photo of NATHANIEL WESLEY MCNAIR– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography (Page 1)
  • Biography (Page 2)
  • Biography (Page 3)
  • Photo of Flight Sergeant Nathaniel Wesley McNair and Crew
  • Photo of Flight Sergeant Nathaniel Wesley McNair– Flight Sergeant Nathaniel Wesley McNair with his sisters. From left to right: Vivian, Lenore, Wesley, Emma  & Pearl McNair.
  • Photo of Nathaniel Wesley McNair– Image courtesy of the Chilliwack Museum and Archives

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