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George Edwin Hitchcock

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant George Edwin Hitchcock

June 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/ 146998

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

115 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Edwin and Lilian E. Hitchcock, of Charing Cross, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 336 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HOUDAN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Yvelines, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave.

Location:

Houdan is a small town 40 kilometres west of Versailles. The cemetery is on the west side of the town on the north of the Houdan-Dreux road, and some 300 yards west of the junction of this road with the Dreux-Houdan-Rambouillet 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– Flight Sergeant George Edwin Hitchcock is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant George Edwin Hitchcock is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of GEORGE EDWIN HITCHCOCK– 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
  • Group Photo– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of George Hitchcock– From the book; …and they never came back. The story of the C. V. S (Chatham Vocational School) students who fought and died in World War 11. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me, with the permission of the author Peter N. Stanojevic.

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