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George Peter Vickers

In memory of:

Squadron Leader George Peter Vickers

August 13, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15210

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

88 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of Sam and Bertha Ellen Vickers, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 468 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. D. 16.

Location:

Ranville is best reached by taking the D513 north-eastwards out of Caen, and after about 9 kilometres turning left at Herouvillette. Go north for one kilometre and then turn left into Ranville village. The War Cemetery is on Rue des Airbornes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of George Vickers– In memory of the students from the University of British Columbia who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Squadron Leader George Peter Vickers is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Squadron Leader George Peter Vickers 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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