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Morris Kolesky Callan

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Morris Kolesky Callan

November 9, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/90563

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

102 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 62 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot K. Row 6. Grave 135.

Location:

Texel is one of the West Frisian islands, about 90 kilometres north of Haarlem; and Den Burg is its main town. Texel is reached by boat from Den Helder. The TEXEL (DEN BURG) CEMETERY is about 400 metres from the centre of Den Burg, and contains a special war graves plot, Plot K.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • 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.
  • Obituary– Morris Callan is honoured on page 15 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 MORRIS KOLESKY CALLAN– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • 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.
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Morris Kolesky Callan 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
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Morris Kolesky Callan is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Temporary grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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