Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Sam Feinstein

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Sam Feinstein

September 30, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/104215

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

12 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

March 22, 1921
Inversness, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

July 7, 1941
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Isador and Fannie Feinstein, of Inverness, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 72 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot 1. Row A. Grave 21.

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.

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  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Sam Feinstein is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Sam Feinstein 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 Samuel Feinstein– Samuel Fienstein is honoured on page 22 of the memorial book,
CANADIAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II, Part II: Casualties,
compiled by David Rome for the Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1948.  
This extract is provided courtesy of the Canadian Jewish Congress which holds the copyright for this volume.  For additional information about these archival records, please contact:
The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives 
1590 Ave. Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que. H3G 1C5 (Canada)
telephone: 514-931-7531 ex. 2 
facsimile:  514-931-0548 
website:     www.cjc.ca
  • Photo of Sam Feinstein
  • Grave marker– Grave Marker
(Photo used with permission of Frans van Cappellen, Putten, The Netherlands)
Wellington aircraft was lost over enemy-held territory killing two Canadian crew members, FS Feinstein and FS R. L. Wakelin, along with three non-Canadian crew.
  • Cemetery– Bergen Cemetery
(Photo used with permission of Frans van Cappellen, Putten, The Netherlands)

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