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Robert Norman Elwin

In memory of:

Flying Officer Robert Norman Elwin

June 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/35237

Age:

30

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

115 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Henry Stephen and Marion Helen Elwin. Husband of Winifred Alexander Elwin, of Seattle, Washington, United States.

Commemorated on Page 300 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LES BREVIAIRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Yvelines, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave.

Location:

Les Breviaires is a village and commune 26 kilometres south-west of Versailles, and 7 kilometres north of Rambouillet. The village can also be reached by bus from Le Perray and Rambouillet. The cemetery lies on the south-west side of the village on the road leading to St. Leger-en-Yvelines. The collective grave of 7 airmen, 6 belonging to the Royal Air Force, and to the Royal Canadian Air Force, is in the east corner of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Robert Norman Elwin is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Robert Norman Elwin 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 ROBERT NORMAN ELWIN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ROBERT NORMAN ELWIN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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