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Max Shvemar

In memory of:

Flying Officer Max Shvemar

June 25, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/22206

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

427 Sqdn.

Additional Information


From Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 213 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ROTTERDAM (CROOSWIJK) GENERAL CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Plot LL. Row 1. Grave 45.

Location:

Rotterdam lies 23 kilometres south-east of the Hague and 52 kilometres south-west of Utrecht. Crooswijk is a district east of the centre of the city. The address of the ROTTERDAM(CROOSWIJK) GENERAL CEMETERY is:
Algemene Begraafplaats
Kirkoflaan 5
Rotterdam

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Max Shvemar– Max Shvemar is honoured on page 71 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
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Max Shvemar is 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– Flying Officer Max Shvemar is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Illustrated article– Flying Officer Max Shvemar is honoured in this illustrated article published by the Canadian Jewish Congress.  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
  • Grave marker– Headstone at the Rotterdam (Crooswijk) general cemetery. Photo from Pieter Schlebaum.

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