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Thomas Carle Kossatz

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Thomas Carle Kossatz

March 15, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/94601

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

434 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Alfred and Sarah Kossatz, of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 531 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HASSELT (KRUISVELD) COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Row A. Grave 19.

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.

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  • 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
  • Epitaph– Hasselt (Kruisveld) Communal Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

"His name I oft recall
There is nothing left
To answer
But his picture on the wall."
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Thomas Carle Kossatz is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Thomas Carle Kossatz 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
  • Id Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of THOMAS CARLE KOSSATZ– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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