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John Frederick O'Dowda

In memory of:

Pilot Officer John Frederick O'Dowda

March 15, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/19976

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

51 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

August 12, 1922
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enlistment:

December 15, 1941
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Robert T. C. and Hermina I. O'Dowda, of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 407 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 4. F. 2-5.

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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  • 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
  • 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
  • Photo of JOHN FREDERICK O'DOWDA– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Frederick O'Dowda is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Frederick O'Dowda 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
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN FREDERICK O'DOWDA– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Notification of death– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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