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Douglas Hackett

In memory of:

Flying Officer Douglas Hackett

January 30, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

T/22541

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

405 Sqdn.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of William and Ada Hackett, of Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 324 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:

Coll. grave 5. Z. 20-26.

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.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Flying Officer Douglas Hackett is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Douglas Hackett 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 Douglas Hackett– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of DOUGLAS HACKETT– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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