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Roderick McMillan

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II Roderick McMillan

June 13, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/143734

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

15 R.A.F. Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 390 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

12. C. 5.

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– Warrant Officer Class II Roderick McMillan is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Roderick McMillan 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 RODERICK MCMILLAN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, Putten, The Netherlands
Lancaster LM-465 took part in the following Key Raids: Berlin 24/25mar44; Nuremberg 30/31Mar44. Airborne 2315 12 Jun 44 from Mildenhall. Intercepted and shot down by a night-fighter, crashing 2 km SW of Meerlo in the Dutch Province of Limburg. Those killed were buried at Venlo, and subsequently re-interred in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.  They were 3 members of the RCAF:  P/O (P) C.S.Thompson, WO2 (BA) R. G. Lemky  and WO2 (N) R. McMiillan and 3 members of the RAF:  Sgt M.B.Pelham,  Sgt T.E.Stubbs, and Sgt R.S.Mobbs.  One RAF,  F/S J.M.Trend, survived and was listed as an evader.
(Source:  //lostbombers.co.uk)
  • Photo of Roderick McMillan– In memory of the students from the University of British Columbia who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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