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Terence James Griffin

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II Terence James Griffin

January 29, 1944

Sommerfeld, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

R/128921

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

51 (R.A.F.) Sqdn.

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp. Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings in recognition of gallant service in action against the enemy, the 31 October 1946.

Additional Information


Born:

February 2, 1923
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enlistment:

September 12, 1941
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Patrick and Sarah Ellen (nee Connell) of Vancouver, British Columbia. Spouse of Lily Kate (nee Ballinger), Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England.

Commemorated on Page 322 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

9. Z. 13.

Location:

The BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY is in the district of Charlottenburg, 8 kilometres west of the city centre, on the south side of the Heerstrasse. From Theodor Heuss Platz in the district of Charlottenburg near the exhibition hall complex and next to the olympic stadium, follow signs for Spandau, proceeding along the Heerstrasse. The Cemetery lies on the Heerstrasse on the left hand side of the road and 3 kilometres from Theodor Heuss Platz. Visitors should drive beyond the BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY to the traffic lights, then turn left directly onto a small one way street running parallel to the Heerstrasse. The Cemetery entrance is on this small one way road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Terence James Griffin is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Terence James Griffin 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 TERENCE JAMES GRIFFIN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Id card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of TERENCE JAMES GRIFFIN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Terence Griffin– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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