Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Donald John Shapter

In memory of:

Flying Officer Donald John Shapter

July 14, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/35505

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

403 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of the Revd. Charles P. Shapter and Margaret M. Shapter; husband of Elizabeth Jean Shapter, of Toronto, Ontario.

Brother of William James Aubrey Shapter who was killed in action on August 6, 1942 while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 440 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. LAMBERT CHURCHYARD
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

St. Lambert is a village and commune 20 miles (32 kilometres) south-west of Caen, 25 miles (40 kilometres) south-south-east of Bayeux, and 6 miles (9 kilometres) south-west of Thury-Elarcourt. This is a small town on the N.162 Caen to Flers road, 16 miles (26 kilometres) south-south-west of Caen. There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1939-1945 war here, in the north-west corner of the churchyard.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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