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Alexander William Edgar

In memory of:

Flying Officer Alexander William Edgar

December 4, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/24430

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

431 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Charles and Margaret Edgar; husband of Mary Rita Edgar, of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 156 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

6. A. 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.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Alexander William Edgar is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Alexander William Edgar 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
  • Photo of ALEXANDER WILLIAM EDGAR– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ALEXANDER WILLIAM EDGAR– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ALEXANDER WILLIAM EDGAR– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Alexander Edgar– Alexander William (Bill) Edgar was married just a few months prior to going overseas.

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