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Walter Henry Egan

In memory of:

Flying Officer Walter Henry Egan

November 27, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/29723

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

421 Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 299 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:

X. 26. 53.

Location:

BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY is located in the north east corner of Brussels in the district of Evere. Follow the E40 Brussels-Luik road in the direction of Brussels and leave at junction 19 signposted Woluwe and Evere. Follow the sign Evere to the right and continue 500 M along the Avenue des Communautes to the first set of traffic lights. Go straight ahead here and down the Avenue Ciceron to turn left around the roundabout at the bottom of the road. The entrance to the BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY is then on your right. Follow the main avenue through the cemetery as far as you can go and the Commission plot is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WALTER HENRY EGAN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Id Card– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WALTER HENRY EGAN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Gravemarker
  • Poem– A short poem of love and devotion to his mother who was ill in 1936 and who died in 1937.
  • Artwork– Walter loved to draw and was very good at it.
  • Group Photo– Little Bass River on Cobequid Bay August 24 1941. From left to right, Phil Bosley, Wally, Ron ?.
  • Group Photo– Walter upper left hand corner.
  • Group Photo– Walter third from left.
  • Group Photo– Walter, rear row, third from right. 'O' Flight-No3 Squadron - No 31 T.S. Victoriaville P.Q. 1941
  • Reverse side of photo– Some autographs from the squadron on back of picture from Victoriaville.
  • Photo of Walter Henry Egan
  • Photo of Walter Henry Egan
  • Photo of Walter Henry Egan
  • Group Photo– Thomas Henry Egan (father) and Walter (son)..
  • Family photo– Thomas Henry Egan (father), Winnie (sister) and Walter (son)..
  • Group Photo– Walter and wife Mabel Florence Bradley.
  • Photo of Walter Henry Egan
  • Photo of Walter Henry Egan
  • Letter– A letter to his sister Winnie Moomey, February 29 1944.
  • Letter– A letter to his sister Winnie Moomey, February 29 1944.
  • Photo of Walter Henry Egan
  • Photo of Walter Henry Egan
  • Photo of Walter Henry Egan
  • Grave Marker– Gravesite for Walter Henry Egan. Brussels town cemetery, shortly after the war.
  • Newspaper clipping– Newspaper announcement on Walter's death.
  • Walter's tags..
  • Walter's tags..
  • Walter's wings.
  • Walter's wings.
  • Citation
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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