Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Werner Rech

In memory of:

Flying Officer Edward Werner Rech

January 14, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/26340

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

12 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

August 21, 1920
Steelman, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

February 26, 1942
Toronto, Ontario

Son of John and Blondina Rech of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Husband of Anne Rech of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 557 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 1. F. 13-16.

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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  • Photo of EDWARD WERNER RECH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of EDWARD WERNER RECH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of EDWARD WERNER RECH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of EDWARD WERNER RECH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of EDWARD WERNER RECH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of EDWARD WERNER RECH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Edward Werner Rech is 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
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Edward Werner Rech is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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