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James Heath

In memory of:

Flying Officer James Heath

June 17, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/20002

Age:

35

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

550 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Heath, and stepson of Viola Banks, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 332 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WISCH (VARSSEVELD) GENERAL CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Plot A. Grave 11.

Location:

Varsseveld is a village approximately 45 kilometres east of Arnhem and 12 kilometres east of Doetinchem. The WISCH (VARSSEVELD) GENERAL CEMETERY is about 360 metres south of the town on the western side of the road in Sinderen. The British plot is in the north-western part.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Flying Officer James Heath is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer James Heath 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
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES HEATH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Cemetery Name: “Rentinkkamp”
Photo taken:  1 Sept 2009

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