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Herbert Ernest Miles

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Herbert Ernest Miles

October 7, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/130215

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

354 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of George Edward and Emily Florence Miles, of Saulte Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 194 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:

9. C. 18.

Location:

MADRAS WAR CEMETERY is about 5 kilometres from the airport and 14 kilometres from the central railway station. The GST Road (Great Southern Trunk Road) leads from the airport past Trident Hotel to Kathipara roundabout - there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission road direction sign on a small triangular island showing the way to the cemetery via Mount Poonamall Road passing at the foot of St. Thomas Mount. The cemetery can easily be located on the right hand side of the road 1 kilometre from St. Thomas Mount. From Madras Central Railway Station the route is up Mount Road (Anna Selai) and over the bridge which crosses the River Cooun. The route passes St. Mary's Cemetery on Pallawan Road and is via LIC building (Life Insurance Corporation Building) situated on Mount Road, which leads to Anna Flyover and to Kathipara Junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • 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
  • Photo of HERBERT ERNEST MILES– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Herbert Ernest Miles– Herbert 'Bert' Miles at the Sault Ste. Marie train station with parents Emily and George
  • Photo of Herbert Miles– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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