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Lionel Greer Chaston

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II Lionel Greer Chaston

August 28, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/77559

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

408 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 4, 1918

Son of Leon Christopher and Bessie (nee Greer) Chaston of Calgary, Alberta. Brother of John. The memory of Lionel Greer Chaston is invoked annually at the Capilano Golf and Country Club, West Vancouver, British Columbia with the awarding of the Chaston Trophy and the Warrant Officer Lionel G. Chaston RCAF Memorial Cup.

Commemorated on Page 64 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:

8. E. 17.

Location:

Hanover Military Cemetery which adjoins the HANOVER WAR CEMETERY is reached via the A2 E30 motorway from Dortmund to Berlin. At the junction with the B441 turn right onto the B441 and follow signs for Hanover, Ahlem and Seelze. After 7 km turn right onto Seelzestrasse leading towards Harrenburg. After 5 km and having entered Harenburg turn left onto Harenberger Miele. The Hanover Military Cemetery and the HANOVER WAR CEMETERY are located 3 km after leaving Harrenburg in the direction of Hanover.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Lionel Greer Chaston is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Lionel Greer Chaston is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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