Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Murdo Norman MacDonald

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Murdo Norman MacDonald

January 27, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/85816

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

426 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 371 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

9. J. 27.

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 Murdo Norman MacDonald is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Murdo Norman 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
  • Group photo– Murdo MacDonald and his good friend Rudy Babson.
  • Photo of Murdo Norman Macdonald– Only known photo taken of Uncle Murdo in his RCAF uniform before he went overseas in 1944.  The photo was taken in Fort William. Ontario in 1944.  My Mom (Uncle Murdo's brother) was in possession of the original photo, which was passed to me by my Mom before she died.
  • Cemetery– This is a photo of the cemetery in Berlin where Uncle Murdo is buried.
  • Lancaster Bomber– This is a photo of the Lancaster bomber, the same type that Uncle Murdo flew during WWII for 426 & 208 Squadrons out of Linton-On-Ouse in England.
  • 1939-45 Star– Medals earned by Uncle Murdo during WWII.  This is the 39-45 Star.
  • War Medal 1939-45– Medals earned by Uncle Murdo during WWII.  This is the War Medal 39-45.
  • Canadian Volunteer Service Medal– Medals earned by Uncle Murdo during WWII.  This is the Canadian Volunteer service with clasp.
  • The Air Crew Europe Star– Medals earned by Uncle Murdo during WWII.  This is the Aircrew Europe Star.
  • Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM)– Medals earned by Uncle Murdo during WWII.  This is the Distinguished Flying Medal.

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