Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jack Zavitz

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Jack Zavitz

July 29, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15532

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

420 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Harvey Tobias and Anne Maxwell Zavitz; husband of Margaret Zavitz, of Douglas, Isle of Man.

Commemorated on Page 486 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

19. B. 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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  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Jack Zavitz is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Jack Zavitz 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 Zavitz– This photo was taken when Jack was stationed at Jurby on the Isle of Man.
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the employes from the Bank of Nova Scotia who went away to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Jack Zavitz– In memory of the employes from the Bank of Nova Scotia who went away to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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