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George McCowan King

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant George McCowan King

September 22, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/142247

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

218 (R.A.F.) Squadron

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, Operational Wings posthumously awarded on 16 September 1946.

Additional Information


Born:

April 19, 1922
Summerberry, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

November 29, 1941
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of William and Agnes (née McCowan) King of Summerberry, Saskatchewan. Brother of William Jeffries, James King, and Jeanie Ellen.

Commemorated on Page 177 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

2. H. 2.

Location:

Hanover Military Cemetery which adjoins the HANOVER WAR CEMETERY is reached via the A2 E30 motorway from Dortmund to Berlin. At the junction with the B441 turn right onto the B441 and follow signs for Hanover, Ahlem and Seelze. After 7 km turn right onto Seelzestrasse leading towards Harrenburg. After 5 km and having entered Harenburg turn left onto Harenberger Miele. The Hanover Military Cemetery and the HANOVER WAR CEMETERY are located 3 km after leaving Harrenburg in the direction of Hanover.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant George Mccowan King as commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant George Mccowan King as 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 GEORGE MCCOWAN KING– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of GEORGE MCCOWAN KING– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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