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Harry Walter Hunt

In memory of:

Sergeant Harry Walter Hunt

July 25, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

580545

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

53 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Walter James Hunt and Mary Theressa Hunt; husband of Winifred Grace Hunt, of Stoke Newington, London. Sergeant Hunt's father set aside sufficient funds to provide that a scholarship fund to be set up in his son's honour at the Collingwood Collegiate High School, Collingwood, Ontario where he was a student. A Memorial plaque hangs in the foyer of the school which bears his name and those of other alumni who lost their lives in the Second World War.

Commemorated on Page 14 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:

8. J. 6.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial Cross (Reverse)
  • Memorial Cross
  • Photo of Harry Hunt

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