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Edwin Horton Thomas

In memory of:

Flying Officer Edwin Horton Thomas

January 14, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/18090

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

514 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Medal

Additional Information


Son of George and Louisa Thomas, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 460 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:

Coll. grave 1. A. 8-9.

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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  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Vancouver Sun. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Edwin Horton Thomas 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 Edwin Horton Thomas is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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