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James Gordon Sherk

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II James Gordon Sherk

October 18, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/155373

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Gordon and Lillian Sherk, of Stevensville, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 213 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OXFORD (BOTLEY) CEMETERY
Berkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot I/2. Grave 87B.

Location:

Botley is 2 miles west of the city of Oxford in the civil parish of North Hinksey. Leave the Oxford Western bypass (A34) at the Botley interchange and take the exit signposted Oxford A420. At the traffic lights bear left then immediately right into North Hinksey Lane. The entrance to the cemetery is about 200 yards along on the right hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II James Gordon Sherk is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II James Gordon Sherk is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of JAMES GORDON SHERK– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star October 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Photo donated by The Commonwealth Roll of Honour Project.

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