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James Richard Leaman

In memory of:

Flying Officer James Richard Leaman

February 20, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/24215

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

408 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Richard Ernest and Florence May Leaman, of Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 361 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IVa. C. 32.

Location:

Antwerp lies 57 Km north of Brussels on the E19 and 59 km north east of Gent on the E17 motorway. The cemetery itself is located in Wilrijk, a suburb of Antwerp. From the Bistplein in front of the railway station in Wilrijk follow the Kleinsteenweg for 300 M until you arrive at the ring road. Turn right and follow the ring road for 100 M to the first set of traffic lights and turn left. Go under the flyover and continue straight on over the dual carrageway into Jules Moretus Lei. Follow this street for 1 kilometre and the entrance to the Municipal Cemetery is on your left. After entering the cemetery follow the Commission signs to the three Commission plots at the far end of the cemetery. Alternatively ask for their location at the office within the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer James Richard Leaman is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer James Richard Leaman 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
  • Identification– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Notification of death– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES RICHARD LEAMAN– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Document– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Cemetery Entrance– Entrance … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Cross of Sacrifice located in Plots 4 & 4A … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– View of Plot 3 … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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