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Ross Edward MacFarlane

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Ross Edward MacFarlane

May 4, 1944

Chalons, Marne, France

Military Service


Service Number:

J/86119

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

626 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

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

Additional Information


Born:

January 6, 1923
Carleton Place, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 7, 1942
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of George Edward and Clara May (nee Jenkins) MacFarlane of Carleton Place, Ontario. Brother of Ronald Martin and Audrey Aileen.

Commemorated on Page 372 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BREUVERY-SUR-COOLE CHURCHYARD
Marne, France

Grave Reference:

Plot 1. Row 1. Grave 2.

Location:

Breuvery-sur-Coole is a village and commune 12 kilometres south-west of Chalons-sur-Marne. The church is situated in the centre of the village and the Commonwealth graves are close to the east wall of the church.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Ross Edward MacFarlane is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Ross Edward MacFarlane is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Ross Edward MacFarlane– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Ross Edward MacFarlane– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Ross was a tail gunner and is third from the left in this photo taken in January 1944 just prior to an attack on Berlin.

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