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George Arthur Rae

In memory of:

Pilot Officer George Arthur Rae

July 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/88120

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

49 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Hugh Franklin Rae and Edith Rae; husband of Mary M. Rae, of Gilmorton, Leicestershire.

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:

LE CHESNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Eure, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 7.

Location:

The village of Le Chesne is 8 kilometres south-south-east of Conches. The village is about 1 kilometre east of the road from Conches to Breteuil-sur-Iton. LE CHESNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY is about 300 metres north of the church, on the eastern side of a by-road leading to the small village of Le Brouillard. The graves of 7 Commonwealth airmen lie to the south-east of the entrance, near the western boundary.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer George Arthur Rae is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer George Arthur Rae 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 GEORGE ARTHUR RAE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
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  • Photo of GEORGE ARTHUR RAE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of GEORGE ARTHUR RAE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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