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Cecil Frederick O'Donnell

In memory of:

Flying Officer Cecil Frederick O'Donnell

August 17, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/35008

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

431 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Cecil V. and Nelly Quiros O'Donnell Lindo, of Houston, Texas.

Commemorated on Page 407 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:

4. C. 11.

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

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  • Photo of Cecil O'Donnell
  • Photo of Cecil O'Donnell
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Cecil Frederick O'Donnell is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Cecil Frederick O'Donnell 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
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping

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