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Francis John Neal

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Francis John Neal

October 7, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/123716

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

426 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of William Merton Neal and Frances Jean Scott Neal, of St. Vital, Manitoba, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 198 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

RACHECOURT-SUR-BLAISE CHURCHYARD
Haulte-Marne, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 2.

Location:

The village of Rachecourt-sur-Blaise is in the Department of Haute-Marne,south-east of Paris and lies 42 kilometres north-west of the Chaumont, and 13 kilometres west of Joinville. In the RACHECOURT-SUR-BLAISE CHURCHYARD, south of the church and near to the boundary wall, are the graves of three British and three Canadian airmen.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of FRANCIS JOHN NEAL– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– In memory of the employees from the Bank Of Montreal  who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Francis Neal– In memory of the employees from the Bank Of Montreal  who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Francis John Neal is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Francis John Neal is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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