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Jack Elmer Hatfield

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Jack Elmer Hatfield

May 28, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

40474

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

264 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Elmer Calvin and Enola Vaughan Hatfield, of Tusket, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia. A.C.B.A.

Commemorated on Page 603 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:

26. D. 4.

Location:

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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  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Jack Elmer Hatfield– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Commemorative Poster– Scotiabank produced this commemorative poster to mark the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The poster was produced in English and in French.
  • Bank of Nova Scotia, WWII Honour Roll list– Mr. Hatfield was remembered at the general meeting of the Bank of Nova Scotia on October 13, 1946.
  • Photo of Jack Elmer Hatfield– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the employes from the Bank of Nova Scotia who went away to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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