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Edward Kenneth Coyne

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Edward Kenneth Coyne

April 5, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/94267

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

7 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Born:

December 28, 1923
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

December 16, 1942
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William and Gertrude Coyne of Toronto, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

11. C. 8.

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.

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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– Pilot Officer Edward Kenneth Coyne is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Edward Kenneth Coyne is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of EDWARD KENNETH COYNE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Edward Coyne
  • Newspaper clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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