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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Grimble

In memory of:

Flying Officer Henry Grimble

August 17, 1944

Southwest of Langeland, Denmark

Military Service


Service Number:

J/36370

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

433 Squadron

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, General Service Badge, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, Operational Wings posthumously awarded on 6 January 1947.

Additional Information


Born:

July 3, 1924
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Sidney and Florence (née Peake) Grimble of Sturgeon Creek, Manitoba. Brother of William, Sarah, Mary, Jane and Martha. Nephew of Mrs. William Grimble of Long Stratton, Norfolk, England.

Commemorated on Page 322 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

4. G. 2.

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.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • 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 HENRY GRIMBLE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Letter to mother
  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy of Bob Boston, find-a-grave volunteer
  • Document– A report on the cause of crash and a list of it's crew members.
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Henry Grimble is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Henry Grimble is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Id card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of HENRY GRIMBLE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of HENRY GRIMBLE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Henry Grimble– In Memory of the members of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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