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Daniel Joseph Somers

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II Daniel Joseph Somers

June 28, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/96079

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

458 (R.A.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of James and Elizabeth Somers; husband of Sarah E. Somers, of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 215 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:

XXV. A. 8.

Location:

Alamein is a village which is bypassed by the main coast road approximately 130 kilometres west of Alexandria on the way to Mersa Matruh. The first Commission road direction sign is located just beyond the Alamein police checkpoint and all cemetery visitors should turn off from the main road onto the old coast road, which is parallel to the former. The EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY and memorial both lie beyond the ridge. Road direction signs are in place approximately 25 metres before the low metal gates and stone wing walls which are situated centrally at the road edge at the head of the access path which leads down through the memorial building and into the cemetery. The Cross of Sacrifice feature may be seen from the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography
  • Biography
  • Biography
  • Photo of Daniel Somers

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