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Charles Thomas Rielly

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Charles Thomas Rielly

January 12, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/94243

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

424 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Enlistment:

April 28, 1942
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Charles T. and Mary E. Reilly, of Montreal, Quebec. Pilot Officer Rielly attended St. Patrick's School in Montreal, Quebec from 1928 to 1936, D'Arcy McGee High School in Montreal, Quebec from 1936 to 1938 and Montreal Technical Institute from 1939 to 1941. He enjoyed building aircraft models, and was a marksman and enjoyed all sports moderately.

Commemorated on Page 558 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:

Allied Military Plot. Row 5. 2.

Location:

Aabenra is in Jutland, on the main road from Germany into Denmark, about 24 kilometres north of the frontier. It is about 105 kilometres from the port of Esbjerg. AABENRAA CEMETERY is on the western side of the town. The 1939-45 Plot is on the left-hand side of the main path towards the rear of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Charles Thomas Rielly is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Charles Thomas Rielly is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of CHARLES THOMAS RIELLY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of CHARLES THOMAS RIELLY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of CHARLES THOMAS RIELLY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Photo by Mogens Jensen. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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