Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Norman Vincent Gautschi

In memory of:

Flying Officer Norman Vincent Gautschi

July 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/25073

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

106 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of Theodore Alphonse and Elizabeth Ellen Gautschi, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 313 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION (ROUEN)
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

Plot 1. Row I. Coll. grave 6-7. Block "S".

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 49,885 square metres. The War Stone is on the boundary of the original Cemetery and the Extension, facing the City of Rouen War Memorial. The Cross is raised on a terrace on the further side of the Extension. The Chapel, cruciform and surmounted by a dome, is in the middle of the Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Norman Vincent Gautschi is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Norman Vincent Gautschi 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

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