Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Edwin Rylands

In memory of:

Flying Officer John Edwin Rylands

May 11, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/8394

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of John Arthur and Leafy Ann Rylands, of Spencerville, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 210 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

4. K. 9.

Location:

Hadra is a district on the eastern side of Alexandria, south of the main road to Aboukir, known as Al Horaya, near the University of Alexandria. The entrance to the ALEXANDRIA(HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY is along the road Sharia Manara.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Edwin Rylands– 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
  • Photo of John Edwin Rylands– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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