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Lester Ferguson Blakeney

In memory of:

Flying Officer Lester Ferguson Blakeney

February 26, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/14827

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

420 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Lester H. D. Blakeney and of Mary Blakeney (nee Ferguson), of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 252 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

4. G. 30.

Location:

Durnbach is a village 16 kilometres east of Bad Tolz, a town 48 kilometres south of Munich. Durnbach War Cemetery is 3 kilometres north of the village Gmund am Tegernsee. Using the A8 from Munich, turn off at the junction Holzkirchen, taking the 318 road in the direction of Gmund am Tegernsee. At the crossroads with the 472, turn left in the direction of Miesbach. The cemetery is situated approximately 500 metres on the left from the 318/472 crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Lester Ferguson Blakeney is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Lester Ferguson Blakeney is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of LESTER FERGUSON BLAKENEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of LESTER FERGUSON BLAKENEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Lester Ferguson Blakeney– Photo submitted for the project Operation Picture Me with the permission of McGill University from their web site, 'McGill Remembers'
  • Press Clipping– F/O Lester Ferguson Blakeney obit Halifax March 1944 courtesy McGill University archives

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