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James David Sharples

In memory of:

Flying Officer James David Sharples

February 16, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

19986

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

418 Sqdn.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of Albert and Jean Sharples, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. B.Comm., Hons.

Commemorated on Page 563 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. G. 15.

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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram December 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Missing photo– From the Toronto Telegram July 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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