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Bruce Elbert Doe

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Bruce Elbert Doe

March 26, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/62688

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

12 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 69 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot 1. Row D. Grave 16.

Location:

Bergen is on the coast 6 kilometres north-west of Alkmaar and 43 kilometres north-north-west of Amsterdam, lying 3 kilometres west of the main Alkmaar-Den Helder road. The BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY is on the north-eastern outskirts of Bergen, in the road known as Kerkedijk. The British plots are in the south-eastern part of the cemetery.

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– Flight Sergeant Bruce Elbert Doe is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Bruce Elbert Doe is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Photo used with permission of Frans van Cappellen, Putten, The Netherlands
Wellington aircraft W5372 was missing during a night bombing operation over enemy-held territory.  FS Doe and FS M. Duncan were the only two Canadians on board.  Also killed was a member of the RAAF and three RAF members.
(Source:  They Shall Grow Not Old, Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, Brandon, Manitoba)
  • Photo of Bruce Doe– Submitted for the project, Operation:Picture Me

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