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Robert John McMehen

In memory of:

Flying Officer Robert John McMehen

January 21, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/14499

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

433 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 390 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:

9. A. 4.

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 Robert John McMehen is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Robert John McMehen is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of ROBERT JOHN MCMEHEN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ROBERT JOHN MCMEHEN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Robert McMehen– McMehen, Robert John - Flying Officer. Born 7th June, 1916, at London, Ont. Educated at London and Goderich, Ont. Entered the service of the Bank 30th May, 1934. Served at branches in Ontario and in Audit Department, Head Office.. Enlisted 10th January, 1942, from that Department in R.C.A.F. Pilot Officer in September, 1942; Flying Officer in 1943. Trained at Toronto. Stationed at Halifax. Overseas in December, 1942. Served in British Isles and on operations over Continent. Suffered shock and bruises when his plane crashed in English Channel in 1943. From a memorial booklet prepared by the Canadian Bank of Commerce.

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