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Basil Glynn Crew

In memory of:

Squadron Leader Basil Glynn Crew

January 5, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/17170

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

427 Sqdn.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of Herbert A. Crew, and of Ethel F. Crew.

Commemorated on Page 506 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

11. B. 9.

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

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  • Memorial– Squadron Leader Basil Glynn Crew is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Squadron Leader Basil Glynn Crew is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Photo by Gary T Williams. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Basil Glynn Crew– Basil 'Glynn' Crew and his father, Herbert Augustus Crew, in front of their Hotel in Wawota, Saskatchewan.
  • Photo of Basil Crew– Photo taken in 1927.
  • Group Photo– Basil 'Glynn' Crew
Mother:  Ethel Francis (Golding)Crew
Brother:  Courtland Orr Crew
  • Photo of Basil Crew
  • Basil Crew and King George VI
  • Monument– Photo taken in 2006 of the 1st burial place of Basil 'Glynn' Crew in Dudensen, Germany by his nephew, Glynn Allen Crew.
  • Gravemarker– Photo taken in 2006.  Marker of Basil 'Glynn' Crew in Hanover War Cemetery, Germany.  Person in photo with his hand on the marker for Basil 'Glynn' Crew is his nephew, Glynn Allen Crew.

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