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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

David Jacob Shtitz

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant David Jacob Shtitz

May 30, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/147012

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

419 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 213 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave, Row V. 24-26.

Location:

CHARLEROI COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located midway between Mons (37 Km) and Namur (40 Km) on the N90. On reaching Charleroi from Mons the cemetery is located from the ring (R9) following the direction of Mons A54. After 2 Km follow direction Lodelinsart. Turn left onto the N 569 then left again after 50 metres onto the Rue de Loakelinsart. 500 metres along this road turn right onto the Rue P. Paulus (U turn). Take the first right hand turning (still called the Rue P. Paulus), then turn left onto Rue Cayauderie, then take the second right turning onto Rue Betleem, followed by the first right hand turning onto Rue de Preseytere. The CHARLEROI COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 50 metres further. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Obituary– David Shtitz is honoured on page 68 of the memorial book,
CANADIAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II, Part II: Casualties,
compiled by David Rome for the Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1948.  
This extract is provided courtesy of the Canadian Jewish Congress which holds the copyright for this volume.  For additional information about these archival records, please contact:
The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives 
1590 Ave. Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que. H3G 1C5 (Canada)
telephone: 514-931-7531 ex. 2 
facsimile:  514-931-0548 
website:     www.cjc.ca
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant David Jacob Shtitz is 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
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant David Jacob Shtitz is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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