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Percy Harold Kearse

In memory of:

Flying Officer Percy Harold Kearse

January 21, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/25840

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

440 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Harold and Emily Kearse; husband of Dorothy Kearse, of Stirling, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 529 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

18. F. 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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  • ID Card
  • Document
  • Group Photo– Percy Kearse is on the Left
  • Document– Burial information, LAC, Ottawa.
  • Document– Burial information, LAC, Ottawa.
  • Document– Crash information, letter by S/L Hal Gooding, LAC, Ottawa.
  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, The Netherlands

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