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Gordon Howard Parker

In memory of:

Flying Officer Gordon Howard Parker

July 24, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/25943

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

50 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

December 12, 1922
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

April 10, 1942
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Arthur and Mary Parker of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 411 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NOGENT-LE-ROTROU COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Eure-et-Loir, France

Grave Reference:

Plot 33. Coll. grave 4-7.

Location:

Nogent-le-Rotrou is a small town and commune 32.5 miles (52 kilometres) west-south-west of Chartres, at the intersection of the N.23 (Chartres-Le Mans) and the N.955 (Alencon-Chateaudun) road. The cemetery is on the western side of the town, south of the N.955 road. Near the centre of the southern wall, adjoining the French Military plot, are the graves of four airmen of the Royal Air Force and 3 airmen of the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of GORDON HOWARD PARKER– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star May 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Gordon Howard Parker
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gordon Howard Parker is 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
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gordon Howard Parker is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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