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Harry Ervin Rickert

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Harry Ervin Rickert

April 1, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/95012

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

357 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Ervin and Mathilda Rickert, of Kitchener, Ontario.

Brother of Pilot Officer Arthur Edward Rickert, who died during service with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 558 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:

3. F. 5.

Location:

CHITTAGONG WAR CEMETERY is in Dampara locality, No 19 Basha Mia Road, 22 kilometres north of the airport and 8 kilometres from the port on a site which was formerly paddy fields, but which has now been developed. It is near the arts college and close by Finlay's Guest Houses near Chatteshanry Road; a well known road leading to the Hindu Kali Bari Temple. There is no C.W.G.C. road direction sign. The burial area is situated at the bottom of a slope directly behind Finlay's Guest Houses and is surrounded by a large area planted with a mixture of jungle trees, fruit trees and flowering trees. It is not easily seen from the road. A narrow tarmacked lane leads from the entrance gate to the burial area which is entered through a metal gate flanked by two small brick chapels.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of HARRY ERVIN RICKERT– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Kitchener Public Library collection of World War Two Soldier Information Cards. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Kitchener Public Library collection of World War Two Soldier Information Cards. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker of HE Rickert in the Chittagong War Cemetery, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Photo taken: 10 May 2010
  • Entrance– Chittagong War Cemetery, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Photo taken: 10 May 2010
  • Entrance– Chittagong War Cemetery, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Photo taken: 10 May 2010
  • Cemetery– Chittagong War Cemetery, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Photo taken: 10 May 2010

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