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John Alan Houston

In memory of:

Flying Officer John Alan Houston

February 20, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/12683

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

431 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of George and Barbara Houston, of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 339 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 6. O. 12-17.

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

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer John Alan Houston is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer John Alan Houston is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo– It is unknown who they are. The photo was found in John's military service file. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN ALAN HOUSTON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN ALAN HOUSTON– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Alan Houston– Flying Officer John Alan Houston. Photo provided by Padre Phil Miller, RCL, Branch 25, Sault Ste. Marie, ON. We will remember them.
  • Biography– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque in St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Photo taken by Phil Miller.
  • Grave Marker– Headstone of Flying Officer John Alan Houston. Photo provided by Padre Phil Miller, RCL, Branch 25, Sault Ste. Marie, ON. We will remember them.

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