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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Andrew Holmes

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Andrew Holmes

August 28, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/76189

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

419 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 82 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Row 1. Grave 13.

Location:

GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 5 km north of Charleroi. Taking the E42 from Mons in the direction of Liege then exit at Gosselies onto the N5 towards Charleroi. 2 Km after this junction lies the third right hand turning towards Brussels. After taking this turning the next right hand turning leads onto the Chaussee de Fleurus, with the cemetery located 50 metres along this road on the left hand side. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Andrew Holmes is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Andrew Holmes 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 ANDREW HOLMES– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker

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