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Maxwell Ben-Hertz

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Maxwell Ben-Hertz

October 2, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/87671

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

405 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Hertz and Bella Osovsky, of Van couver, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 58 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 1. Coll. Grave 16.

Location:

The town of Noordwijk is 32 kilometres north-north-east of The Hague and about 7 kilometres west of the main road from The Hague to Haarlem. The NOORDWIJK GENERAL CEMETERY is a little to the west of Noordwijk on the outskirts of the coastal village of Noordwijk-Aan-Zee. The British Plot is situated in abelt of trees overlooking the remainder of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Temporary grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of MAXWELL BEN-HERTZ– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– 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
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Obituary– Maxwell Ben-Hertz Osovsky is honoured on page 53 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– Flight Sergeant Maxwell Ben-Hertz 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 Maxwell Ben-Hertz is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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