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Roald Benjamin Gunderson

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Roald Benjamin Gunderson

March 5, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/95306

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

426 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Fred and Carrie Elizabeth Gunderson, of La Valle, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 520 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:

9. B. 9.

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– Pilot Officer Roald Benjamin Gunderson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Roald Benjamin Gunderson 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 ROALD BENJAMIN GUNDERSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ROALD BENJAMIN GUNDERSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Submitted for Harry Denison, the only survivor of the Halifax bomber NP799 that crashed on March 5th 1945. Pictured from L to R are Jack (John) Kirkpatrick, Roald Gunderson, Harry Denison, Jack (John) Larson, Bud (Roy) Stillinger, and Bob (Robert) Fennel. 

Submitted by Operation Picture Me

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