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Richard James Hammelsten Lewis

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Richard James Hammelsten Lewis

March 14, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/56879

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

77 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of James H. Lewis and Grace H. Lewis, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 90 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LEEMING (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave G.10.

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– 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 Richard James Hammelsten Lewis is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Richard James Hammelsten Lewis is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star February 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker of Richard Lewis– Leeming (St. John the Baptist) Churchyard, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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