Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Kenneth Edward Byrne

In memory of:

Sergeant Kenneth Edward Byrne

May 9, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

798555

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Division:

12 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Patrick J. and Mary C. Byrne, of St. John'S, Newfoundland, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 149 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

3. E. 12.

Location:

Kiel lies 83 kilometres north of Hamburg. From Hamburg visitors should travel north on the Autoroute 7, following signs for Kiel. Leave the A7 at the junction with the A215, still following signs for Kiel. The A215 ends on the outskirts of Kiel. Turn left at the end of the A215 onto the Westring following signs for Olympiazentrum and Flensburg. After 4 kilometres, the Nord Freedhof town cemetery will be seen on the left hand side of the road. The Commission plot is located 100 metres from the main cemetery entrance. Visitors should note that this cemetery is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Sergeant Kenneth Edward Byrne is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Kenneth Edward Byrne 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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