Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Earl Henry Erickson

In memory of:

Flying Officer Earl Henry Erickson

September 22, 1943

Seven miles west of Bremen, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

J/20582

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

77 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 157 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 14. A. 11-14.

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
  • Memorial – Flying Officer Earl Henry Erickson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flying Officer Earl Henry Erickson is also 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
  • Photo of Earl Erickson – In Memory of the members of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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