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Joseph Dixon Ball

In memory of:

Flying Officer Joseph Dixon Ball

March 15, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/42447

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

434 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Edward A.R. and Mary J.L.Ball, of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 493 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HASSELT (KRUISVELD) COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Row A. Grave 18.

Location:

Hasselt is a town in the province of Limburg. From the motorway E313 turn off at Junction 28 onto the N80. Follow the N80, direction Hasselt, and at the traffic lights next to the water tower continue straight on into St.-Truidersteenweg. Take the first turning right into Kerkhofstraat, and the cemetery will be found in front of you. The Commonwealth War Graves Plot is in the south-eastern part of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Joseph Dixon Ball
  • Entrance– Hasselt (Kruisveld) Communal Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Hasselt (Kruisveld) Communal Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Hasselt (Kruisveld) Communal Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Hasselt (Kruisveld) Communal Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Joseph Dixon Ball is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Joseph Dixon Ball 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 JOSEPH DIXON BALL– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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