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Per Arne Theodore Nelson

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Per Arne Theodore Nelson

December 24, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/172037

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

514 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Johan Theodore and Elizabeth Nelson, of Mission City, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 198 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:

5. D. 1.

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– Flight Sergeant Per Arne Theodore Nelson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Per Arne Theodore Nelson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of PER ARNE THEODORE NELSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of PER ARNE THEODORE NELSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Certificate– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of PER ARNE THEODORE NELSON– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • War Memorial– Kamloops Cenotaph, Memorial Park, Battle Street and 2nd Avenue, Kamloops, British Columbia.   Includes honour roll tablets listing 189 names for World War I and 92 names for World War II.  Unveiled on May 24th, 1925.   Inscribed:  C.E.F. - NOR TIME NOR TIDE CAN EVER EFFACE THE MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD.
  • Inscription– Kamloops Cenotaph, British Columbia. Detail of the Tablet listing names for World War II.

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