Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Hedley Charles Cormick Goodyear

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Hedley Charles Cormick Goodyear

April 23, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/10281

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

61 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Roland C. and Florence Goodyear, of Gander, Newfoundland. He is also commemorated on page 318 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 164 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

4. C. 1.

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– Flight Lieutenant Hedley Charles Cormick Goodyear is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Hedley Charles Cormick Goodyear 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 Hedley Charles Goodyear– From the Sydney Academy Memorial booklet, published by the Student's Assembly in memory of former students who served during the Second World War.  The original pictures were supplied by the Sydney Post-Record and the booklet was compiled by Jack Wilcox, class of 1946 and Donald Trivett, class of 1947.
Additional Information courtesy of Floyd Williston:
F/L Hedley Goodyear, age 25, was killed when Lancaster LM 476, of No.61 Squadron, was shot down at Lugde, Westphalia, Germany, during a night raid on Brunswick. F/L Goodyear had previously cheated the Reaper when his Manchester bomber crashed at Metheringham, Lincolnshire, during a severe snowstorm. Originally buried at Lugde, his remains were later re-buried in the Limmer British Cemetery, Hanover, Germany.
  • Letter from the Sydney Academy

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