Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Henry Eveline

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Joseph Henry Eveline

February 14, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/130109

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

426 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Stanley and Hattie Eveline, of Sudbury, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 157 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

18. G. 3.

Location:

The town of Nijmegen is 16 km south of Arnhem. JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY is 4 km south west of Nijmegen, 1 km south of the main Grave-Nijmegen road. Folowing the A73 exit at the junction Nijmegen Wijchen taking following directions to Nijmegen along the A32b entering Nijmegen on the Graafseweg. On reaching the Industrieterrein a Commission signpost directs visitors to turn left onto the Weg Door Jonkerbos. Shortly after appears a further signpost showing the left hand turning onto Oude Mollenhutseweg. The JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY is located on 150 metres after entering the Oude Mollenhutseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial – Flight Sergeant Joseph Henry Eveline is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flight Sergeant Joseph Henry Eveline 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 JOSEPH HENRY EVELINE – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, The Netherlands
FS (AG) Eveline was Air Gunner on Wellington X3420 which 
Airborne 1806 14Feb43 from Dishforth. Shot down by a night-fighter and crashed 2100 between Heel and Beegden (Limburg). All were initially taken to Venlo for burial. They have been subsequently re-interred in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.  Killed was W/C S.S.Blanchard who was 426 Sqdn Commander; Also killed were 2nd Pilot Sgt K.W.Tutton; P/O P.W.Jeanneret; Sgt A.G.Longwell; F/S Eveline and RAF Sgt P.M.Corley.
(Source:  www.lostbombers.co.uk)

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