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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Douglas George Bentley

In memory of:

Flying Officer Douglas George Bentley

May 12, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/22576

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

432 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 248 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:

2. H. 7.

Location:

Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Calais Canadian War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Douglas George Bentley is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Douglas George Bentley 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 DOUGLAS GEORGE BENTLEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of DOUGLAS GEORGE BENTLEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of DOUGLAS GEORGE BENTLEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Certificate– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Douglas Bentley– In memory of the students of West Hill High School, Montreal Quebec. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Douglas Bentley's parents and my parents, Grace and Robert Hunter, were friends. Douglas visited us in Three Rivers, Quebec, c 1941 where this picture was taken. Douglas is holding my sister, Patricia Hunter and I am standing beside him. Sheila (Hunter) Shone
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Montreal Gazette. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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