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Lorne Earle Munro

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Navigator Lorne Earle Munro

March 31, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/29516

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

156 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 548 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:

27. D. 2.

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

  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Navigator Lorne Earle Munro is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Navigator Lorne Earle Munro 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 LORNE EARLE MUNRO– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Lorne Earle Munro– Photo of Lorne Earl Munro in uniform.
  • Newspaper clipping of Lorne Earle Munro– Newspaper clipping from the Brantford Expositor.  Date is April 16, 1945.
  • Album of Honour for Brant County World War II– Entry from the Album of Honour for Brant County World War II 1939-1945 for Lorne Earl Munro.
  • Album Cover– Album of Honour for Brant County World War II 1939-1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– An article in the Monday, April 16, 1943 issue of "The Maple Leaf" (the Canadian Armed Forces daily newspaper [1944-1946]).

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