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John Campbell MacGillivray

In memory of:

Pilot Officer John Campbell MacGillivray

January 20, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/19277

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

57 (R.A.F.) Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Hugh John and Mary MacGillivray, of Dalkeith, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 372 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 2. M. 14-19.

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 John Campbell MacGillivray is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Campbell MacGillivray 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 John Campbell MacGillivray– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– The remains of Pilot Officer JOHN CAMPBELL MACGILLIVRAY are buried in BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY, Germany.  This inscription to his memory is on the family grave marker in the cemetery of St. Columba Presbyterian Church, Kirk Hill, Dalkeith, Ontario.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pilot Officer JOHN CAMPBELL MACGILLIVRAY was listed as Missing on active service after air operations, in Casualty List No. 819 of the Royal Canadian Air Force published in the Globe and Mail on March 2, 1944.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pilot Officer JOHN CAMPBELL MACGILLIVRAY was listed as Previously Reported Missing on Active Service ' Now for Official Purposes Presumed Dead in Casualty List No. 998 of the Royal Canadian Air Force published in the Globe and mail on September 27, 1944.

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