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Bernard Yunker

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Bernard Yunker

July 5, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/7977

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

433 Sqdn.

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45. Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings in recognition of gallant service in action against the enemy, the 21 January 1947.

Additional Information


Born:

October 10, 1917
Balgonie, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

November 2, 1941
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Joseph and Magdalena Yunker, of Balgonie, Saskatchewan. Brother of Albinus, Cecil, Adam, Alphonse, Reverend C. Georgina, and Josephine.

Commemorated on Page 485 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. ARNOULT-DES-BOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Eure-et-Loir, France

Grave Reference:

Joint grave.

Location:

St. Arnoult-des-Bois is a village and commune 11.1 miles (18 kilometres) west-north-west of Chartres on the D.24 road from Senonches. In the churchyard, opposite the west door of the church, is the joint grave of two airmen of the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of BERNARD YUNKER– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Id card– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of BERNARD YUNKER– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Bernard Yunker is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Bernard Yunker 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

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