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Timothy Hartnett

In memory of:

Flying Officer Timothy Hartnett

April 23, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


438 Sqdn.


1939-45 Star, African Star with Clasp, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal.

Additional Information


January 11, 1919
Dundee, Scotland


May 27, 1941
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Patrick and Catherine (née Kerin) Hartnett of Killarney Co. Kerry, Ireland. Husband of Agnes Donaldson Hood Hartnett of Dundee Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 522 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

18. F. 4.


BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY is 13 km south east of Soltau on the west side of the road from Hamburg to Hannover. From Hannover travel north in the direction of Hamburg on the Autoroute No.7 for 80 km until the junction with Soltau Sud, this is in fact the junction of the A7 with the B3 Hannover to Hamburg road. On leaving the A7 at Soltau Sud follow the B3 in the direction of Celle and Bergen. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, 7 Km from the motorway junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Timothy Hartnett
  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Circumstances of crash– Circumstantial report of the crash of Typhoon RB342, piloted by F/O Timothy Hartnett.  LAC, Ottawa

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