Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Archibald Stewart MacDonald

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Archibald Stewart MacDonald

November 26, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/153012

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

626 (R.A.F.) Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Neil W. H. MacDonald and Effie MacDonald, of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. B.Sc. Forestry (University of New Brunswick).

Commemorated on Page 183 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

4. G. 10.

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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  • Biography– In memory the students of the University of New Brunswick who went to war and did not return. Submitted of the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Archibald Stewart MacDonald is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Archibald Stewart MacDonald 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 Archibald Stewart MacDonald– From the Sydney Academy Memorial booklet, published by the Student's Assembly in memory of former students who served during the Second World War.  The original pictures were supplied by the Sydney Post-Record and the booklet was compiled by Jack Wilcox, class of 1946 and Donald Trivett, class of 1947.
Additional Information courtesy of Floyd Williston:
F/Sgt. Archibald Stewart MacDonald, age 29, was killed when Lancaster DV 836, from 626 Squadron, in which he was the bomb aimer, failed to return from an operation in Berlin. He is buried in the Berlin War Cemetery.
  • Letter from the Sydney Academy
  • Grave Marker

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