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Douglas Paul Bernhardt

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Douglas Paul Bernhardt

June 1, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/183965

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

622 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Oscar George and Verda V. Harwood Bernhardt, of Collingwood, Ontario, Canada.

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:

POIGNY-LA-FORET COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Yvelines, France

Grave Reference:

Joint grave.

Location:

Poigny-la-Foret is a village and commune in the Rambouillet Forest, 32 kilometres south-west of Versailles and 6 kilometres north-west of Rambouillet. The cemetery is north of the village on the road leading to the neighbouring village of St Leger-en-Yvelines. The two 1939-1945 Commonwealth war graves are on the east side of the central path.

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 Douglas Paul Bernhardt is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Douglas Paul Bernhardt is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Douglas Bernhardt– Doug's RCAF ID Picture
  • Gravemarker
  • Inscription
  • Inscription
  • Inscription
  • Memorabila– This image captures Canada's remembrance of Doug; Doug himself; Doug's friends including George Poste, my father in the centre who named my brother after Doug; a letter from Doug's Mom to my father in January 1946; and Doug's squadron crest and history.

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