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Geoffrey Fitton Coward

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Geoffrey Fitton Coward

March 1, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/11052

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

613 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Frank and Amy Sutherland Coward; husband of Carroll Coward, of Norwich, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 506 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Joint grave 19. A. 2-3.

Location:

BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY is 13 km south east of Soltau on the west side of the road from Hamburg to Hannover. From Hannover travel north in the direction of Hamburg on the Autoroute No.7 for 80 km until the junction with Soltau Sud, this is in fact the junction of the A7 with the B3 Hannover to Hamburg road. On leaving the A7 at Soltau Sud follow the B3 in the direction of Celle and Bergen. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, 7 Km from the motorway junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of GEOFFREY FITTON COWARD– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Id Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of GEOFFREY FITTON COWARD– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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