Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Hiam Murray Magder

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Hiam Murray Magder

February 2, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/69500

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

49 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 186 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

18. D. 1.

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 – 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 Hiam Murray Magder is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flight Sergeant Hiam Murray Magder is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Hiam Magder – Hiam Magder is honoured on page 48 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
  • Photo of Hiam Murray Magder – Submitted in memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not retrun home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Plaque – Submitted in memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not retrun home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial – Submitted in memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not retrun home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial – Submitted in memory of the Harbord Collegiate Institute students who served during World War I and World War II and did not retrun home. 

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy of  Frans van Cappellen, The Netherlands
FS Magder was Observer on Lancaster ED 440 which had taken part in the following key Operations: Berlin 16/17Dec43; Dusseldorf 27/28Jan43; Hamburg 30/31Jan43; Cologne 2/3Feb43-Lost.
The crew was airborne 1851 2Feb43 from Fiskerton. Shot down by a night-fighter, crashing 2113 2Feb43 between Kessel and Helden (Limburg), where those killed were initially buried. They have since been re-interred in the Jonkerbos War cemetery.  
Also killed was F/O (WAG) E.J.F. Dunand of Saskatchewan.  Four RAF crew members were killed and one survived and was taken PoW.  
(Source:  www.lostbombers.co.uk)

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