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Wilbert Nicholas Hergott

In memory of:

Sergeant Wilbert Nicholas Hergott

June 12, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/103049

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Peter and Emma Hergott, of Waterloo, Ontario. His brothers Raymond and Gerard also served during the Second World War. Gerard died two years later on March 31, 1944.

Commemorated on Page 81 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LEUCHARS CEMETERY
Argyllshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. H. Grave 33 E.

Location:

Leuchars Cemetery lies to the north of the village of Leuchars, close to the main road to Dundee. From the Dundee direction take the A919 and turn right just before the start of the village, following signs to the cemetery and the golf course. The cemetery and golf course are on the other side of the railway line which is crossed by a narrow bridge. The cemetery is at the end of the road, with parking available adjacent to the golf course.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of WILBERT NICHOLAS HERGOTT– (Back Row) Florence, Gerard, Raymond, Wilbert and Marcella. (Front Row) Peter, Carl and Emma. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Wilbert Nicholas Hergott
  • Hergott Brothers– Hergott Brothers, Sons of Peter & Emma Hergott of Waterloo, ON, Canada. (top left: Wilbert (died 1942), middle: Raymond, top right: Gerard (died 1944)).
  • Wilbert's brother, Gerard Hergott
  • Photo of Wilbert Hergott– Sergeant Wilbert Hergott's picture was included in the "Thanksgiving for Victory" memorial service in Waterloo, Ontario on Sunday, May 20, 1945.
  • Photo of WILBERT NICHOLAS HERGOTT– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Thanksgiving for Victory memorial service– Sergeant Wilbert Hergott was remembered at the "Thanksgiving for Victory" memorial service in Waterloo, Ontario on Sunday, May 20, 1945.
  • List of casualties remembered at the memorial service

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