Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gerald Rowland Machesney

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Gerald Rowland Machesney

February 25, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/89107

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

433 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of William Alexander Machesney and Clara Louisa Machesney; husband of Orma Myrtle Machesney, of Creemore, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 372 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

9. H. 28.

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.

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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– Pilot Officer Gerald Rowland Machesney is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Gerald Rowland Machesney is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
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