Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Francis William Scott Turner

In memory of:

Squadron Leader Pilot Francis William Scott Turner

September 22, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

37775

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Division:

76 Sqdn.

Citation(s):

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Additional Information


Son of Francis Cecil Scott and Elizabeth Scott Turner; husband of Rosemary Scott Turner, of Shoreham, Sussex.

Commemorated on Page 607 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

27. G. 14.

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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  • 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.
  • Memorial– Squadron Leader Pilot Francis William Scott Turner 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– Squadron Leader Pilot Francis William Scott Turner is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Cenotaph is located in Centennial Park, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.
  • Plaque
  • Inscription
  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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