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Walter Norman Douglas

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Walter Norman Douglas

May 14, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/2933

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

416 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Roy and Lillian Douglas; husband of Ruth Douglas, of Comox, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 510 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

12. A. 11.

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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  • Photo of WALTER NORMAN DOUGLAS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WALTER NORMAN DOUGLAS– Walter Norman Douglas (from his record of service file).
  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery, photo courtesy of Marg Liessens.

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