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Jerry Taylor Guthrie

In memory of:

Flying Officer Jerry Taylor Guthrie

July 29, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/29230

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

408 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Thomas P. and Margaret S. Guthrie, of Acton, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 324 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Joint grave 1. J. 3-4.

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

  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Jerry Taylor Guthrie is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Jerry Taylor Guthrie 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
  • Photo of JERRY TAYLOR GUTHRIE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Id card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Article in Guelph/Eramosa Needletter
  • Award Citation– Certificate posthumously awarding Operational  Wings to F/O Jerry Taylor Guthrie
  • Memorial– “Ad Astra Stones” pave the walkways of the RCAF Memorial Museum at Trenton, Ontario commemorating the service of Canadian airmen/women.
  • Medal– Display showing medals awarded to F/O Jerry Taylor Guthrie (centre) along with those of his two older brothers - Sgt. Hector C. Guthrie (left) and Sgmn. Douglas T. Guthrie (right)
  • Photo of Jerry Guthrie– F\O Jerry Taylor Guthrie
Service #J/29230
Reported missing over Hamburg, Germany,
July 29, 1944.
  • Photo 2 - of Jerry Guthrie
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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