Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jack Gordon Pearce

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Jack Gordon Pearce

July 27, 1944

Maisontiers, France

Military Service


Service Number:

R/190936

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

619 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

August 4, 1921
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 11, 1942
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William James and Elsie May Pearce (1990 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Toronto, Ontario.

His brother Stewart William Pearce died December 12, 1942 while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 413 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PORNIC WAR CEMETERY
Loire-Atlantique, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 1. H. 4-8.

Location:

Pornic is a small seaside resort and fishing port on the north side of Borgneuf Bay and is 51 kilometres west-south-west of Nantes and 20 kilometres south-south-east of St.Nazaire via the toll bridge over the River Loire. The PORNIC WAR CEMETERY is on the north-eastern outskirts of the town one kilometre east of the church on the south side of the road to Chauve. It lies opposite the south-eastern corner of Pornic Communal Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial – Flight Sergeant Jack Gordon Pearce is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flight Sergeant Jack Gordon Pearce 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 JACK GORDON PEARCE – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JACK GORDON PEARCE – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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