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Harold Oliver Rae

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Harold Oliver Rae

June 25, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/85912

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

9 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Elmer and Olive Rae (1976 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother).

Brother of Leslie Elmer Rae who died on March 16, 1945 while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force and Albert Thomas Rae who served with the Royal Canadian Navy.

Commemorated on Page 423 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:

Plot 8. Row B. Coll. grave 12-15.

Location:

LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY is on the southern outskirts of St Omer and is about 45 kilometres south-east of Calais. When approaching the cemetery from St. Omer centre follow in the direction of Abbeville on the D 928. As you leave the town towards Longuenesse drive up the hill for about 600 metres and the cemetery is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Harold Oliver Rae– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Harold Oliver Rae– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and 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
  • Document– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Mrs Olive Rae (Jubb) Silver Cross Mother 1976. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • 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 Harold Oliver Rae is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Harold Oliver Rae is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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