Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Theodore Roach

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II James Theodore Roach

August 11, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/137561

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

158 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

January 19, 1920
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

September 20, 1939
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Son of Captain James Owen Roach, R.C.N.R., and of Bridget Murnaghan Roach, of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 208 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Collective grave 11. D. 4-7.

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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  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of James Roach
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II James Theodore Roach 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– Warrant Officer Class II James Theodore Roach is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
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