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Kenneth Eckert Schlegel

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Kenneth Eckert Schlegel

August 3, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/152251

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

115 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Herbert and Pearl Schlegel, of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 211 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:

27. J. 6.

Location:

BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY is 13 km south east of Soltau on the west side of the road from Hamburg to Hannover. From Hannover travel north in the direction of Hamburg on the Autoroute No.7 for 80 km until the junction with Soltau Sud, this is in fact the junction of the A7 with the B3 Hannover to Hamburg road. On leaving the A7 at Soltau Sud follow the B3 in the direction of Celle and Bergen. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, 7 Km from the motorway junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Id Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of KENNETH ECKERT SCHLEGEL– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Kitchener Public Library Collection of World War Two Soldier Information Cards. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Kitchener Public Library Collection of World War Two Soldier Information Cards. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Kenneth Eckert Schlegel is 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
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Kenneth Eckert Schlegel is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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