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Gordon Keith Grier

In memory of:

Flying Officer Gordon Keith Grier

February 9, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/29194

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

415 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Bruce T. and Elsie Bertha Grier, of Lansdowne, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 520 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:

4. 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.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gordon Keith Grier is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gordon Keith Grier 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 Gordon Grier
  • Photo of Gordon Grier
  • Photo of Gordon Grier
  • Group photo
  • Group photo– Back L to R: F/O G. Grier RCAF Pilot; F/Sgt J. N. Aicken RCAF POW, Mid-upper gunner; F/Sgt W. G. Johnston RCAF POW, Rear gunner; F/O P. Mikalchuk RCAF, POW, Navigator; F/Sgt J. M. Marshall RCAF POW, Bomb aimer. Front L to R: Sgt J. M. Andrews RAF, Flight Engineer and F/Sgt J. B. Horrigan RCAF POW, Wireless Op. 

Photo graciously supplied by the Halifax Restoration Group at the Royal Canadian Air Force Memorial Museum in Trenton, ON.
  • Group photo– 415 Sqdn Halifax group photo
  • Original Gravemarker
  • Grave Marker
  • Biography
  • Biography (Page 2)
  • Biography (Page 3)

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