Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harry Lyle Heimbecker

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Harry Lyle Heimbecker

March 15, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:
J/9353
Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

429 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 332 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY ; Meurthe-et-Moselle, France

Grave Reference:

2A. C. 17.

Location:

Choloy is a village and commune in the Department of the Meurthe-et-Moselle, 28 kilometres west of Nancy and some 5 kilometres west of Toul, a town on the N4 road from Paris to Nancy. The village is south of the River Moselle on the minor road (D11B) from Toul to the neighbouring village of Foug. The CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY is 3 kilometres west of Toul on the north side of the D11B road. The Choloy War Cemetery is the last resting place of casualties from the First and Second World Wars and is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. It is also the final resting place for many Royal Canadian Air Force members and their families who died while serving in Europe as part of 1 Air Division between 1953 and 1967 and other Service Members serving with NATO in Germany following Canada's departure from France.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial – Flight Lieutenant harry Lyle Heimbecker is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flight Lieutenant harry Lyle Heimbecker 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 HARRY LYLE HEIMBECKER – Harry Lyle Heimbecker [1920 - 1944] with his paternal grandmother Rosina Ziegler Heimbecker.  Photograph was taken in Hanover, ON - probably in the spring of 1942.
  • Newspaper clipping – From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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